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Lawsuit filed over Arkansas jail inmate's malnutrition death

Jan. 13, 2023 18:55 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a man who died from dehydration and malnutrition while being held in a west Arkansas jail filed a federal lawsuit Friday claiming jail staff ignored his medical and mental health needs. Larry Eugene Price Jr. died at the Sebastian County jail...