Tag: Mistreated Prisoner

Suicide in County Jail Raises Questions on Inmate Care

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and possibly other mental illnesses, Josh Francisco moved through the St. Louis County jail system without getting the mental health care he needed. Ultimately, Francisco committed suicide while unsupervised — after being allowed to decline treatment for an extended period of time. Severe paranoia began Francisco’s problems. Severe distress led his […]

Written by on December 30, 2014