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Inmate Died of Thirst

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Two employees of the Department of Public Safety have received federal subpoenas from a grand jury in connection with the death of mentally ill inmate Michael Anthony Kerr. Since Kerr’s death casued by dehydration, 9 prison workers have been fired, 2 have resigned, and another 20 to 30 were disciplined. The Department of Public Safety has also assigned a new administrator to Alexander Correctional and will begin rolling out a series of reforms for inmates with mental illnesses. Changes in policy and the new reforms are detailed.
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 41, October 2014, p13