Negligence Behind Bars? Inmate Dies After Allegedly Being Denied Vital HIV Medication

In a tragic story that raises questions about the conditions in America’s jails and prisons, an inmate perished because he was not provided access to his much-needed medication, according to an allegation in a new lawsuit. Nicholas Overfield, a 38-year-old inmate died at the El Dorado County (California) jail because he was denied treatment for HIV.

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