Christoper Lopez was man who was being held as a prisoner in the San Carlos Correctional Facility in Pueblo. He had schizophrenia and suffered from severe hyponatremia.
On March 17, 2013, a six-hour video documents that Lopez was practically comatose, was suffering from uncontrollable shaking, grand mal seizures and disturbed breathing while prison guards laughed and joked while he died. His mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the facility. Three of the employees involved were terminated.