Faqiri was 30 years old and suffering from Schizophrenia. He was arrested and held at a jail cell in Ontario in 2016 when he should have been at a psychiatric facility. A few days prior to his official relocation date to the psychiatric facility, he was found beaten, pepper sprayed, restrained, and killed by correctional […]
Daniel McAlpin was a 41 year-old suffering from mental illness. He would have hallucinations that evil spirits lived within his house. McAlpin’ parents said McAlpin had a history of mental illness and was diagnosed with “anxiety disorder” two years before the shooting. A Mobile Mental Health unit was called into McAlpin’s home due to a […]
Robert “Robbie” Ramirez was shot and killed by Albany County Sheriff’s Deputy Derek Colling in November 2018 after Colling pulled Ramirez over for failing to signal before he turned. According to the lawsuit, Colling shot Ramirez, who had mental health conditions, once near the armpit and twice more in the back, after Ramirez fell to […]
Mischa Fay mental health started to decline in 2022. Police has been called to the Fay’s home six times to assist his family as they dealt with his mental health issues and behavior Then, on New Year’s Day, Mischa Fay’s mother called 911 to ask for help with her son, who was acting erratically and […]
Jeffrey tried to alert prison staff to his health issues, but his stage 3C testicular cancer wasn’t caught until it was too late. He received cancer treatment while incarcerated, and was granted compassionate release, but he still died due to medical neglect that infringed his constitutional rights to health care.
Joseph died of cancer while in custody at the federal prison in 2022. He had been trying to make his medical issues known to doctors for over a year, but by the time they listened and diagnosed his cancer, it was too late for treatment.
Angela did not die in prison, but had to wait 8 months for a confirmation biopsy of lumps in her breast after imaging results indicated they were “highly suggestive of cancer.” She waited two more months for surgery that revealed the cancer had moved from her breast to lymph nodes, and it took another 5 […]
Phillips took anti-epileptic medications and hadn’t experienced a seizure in over a year when he was incarcerated. His prison record showed no indication that he received any medications while at Butner Federal Medical Center, and 4 days after he arrived, he was discovered “face down, unresponsive, pulseless, and cold, with locked muscles and blood on […]
Bradley Robert Van Heeswyk was 25 years old who consistently struggled with mental health. Despite having a well-documented history of mental health issues, he was able to purchase an AK-47 at a gun shop. Shortly afterwards he was caught streaking in the streets shooting at dogs. When officers arrived at Van Heeswyk’s home where they […]
Charles Byers, who goes by Charlie, was shot and killed by Chesterfield Police during a mental health crisis. Charlie is a 34 year-old who has a long track record of struggling with mental health. On July 8th, Chesterfield Police received reports regarding Charlie breaking into homes with a hatchet. When Charlie did not comply with […]