Man Left In Jail ‘With His Colon Hanging Out’ For Four Days – Lawsuit – 27 April 2015

RT logoAn Arkansas man is suing officials in Saline County after he said he was refused medical care while in their custody for four days, despite having a prolapsed colon “literally hanging outside of his body,” according to court documents.

Thesuit, filed last week in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, alleges that law enforcement officials in Saline knowingly and purposely violated the constitutional and civil rights of former detention center detainee Steven David Cook.

Cook was arrested on June 29, 2012, according to the lawsuit, and that same day experienced a prolapsed colon.

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