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Family Receives $6.75 Million Settlement for Terrill Thomas, Who Died in Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke’s Jail

Photo: Jacquelyn Martin (AP Photo) In what’s been declared the largest jail death settlement in the history of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County has paid nearly $7 million to the family of Terrill Thomas, who died of dehydration in his cell in 2016. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the settlement was initially proposed in January and […]

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