Too Little, Too Late – 

August 24, 2019 – The suit names Sheriff Peyton Grinnell and Deputies Zack Marable and Joshua Searcy, who worked at the 960-bed facility. Sacchetta says her son’s Constitutional rights were violated under the Fourteenth Amendment, which prohibits government from depriving anyone of “life, liberty or property without due process,” and calls for “equal protection of the laws.” It is not the first time a prisoner has died at the jail. On July 11, 2018, Tiffany Michelle Allen, 35, who was described by a fellow inmate as being “very out of it,” ended up committing suicide in her cell. Her death led to a sheriff’s investigation and the firing of the jail’s private health care provider, Armor Correctional Health Services.  Cellmates told Marable that Anglin had ingested a large quantity of meth. Anglin was so sick during one bed check that he could not speak to Marable. At one point, Searcy relieved Marable and observed Anglin’s condition, the suit says.   Marable contacted the on-duty nurse at 1:51 a.m., but no treatment was provided and Marable did nothing to assist Anglin, according to the suit.  After making each round, Marable reported, “All Appeared OK.” At 2:26 a.m., Anglin began having seizures and stopped breathing. “Emergency medical personnel were called and Anglin was rushed to the hospital but it was too late.”  He could not be revived and died at the hospital. His cause of death was ruled methamphetamine toxicity, “which could have been managed if he had received medical care….”

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