Two years ago, Amanda Hogan hung herself in a Carteret County jail cell and later died in a hospital. Her family is now suing Carteret Sheriff Asa Buck, the county, several jail employees and the jail's health care provider, Southern Health Partners.
Two years ago, Amanda Hogan hung herself in a Carteret County jail cell and later died in a hospital. Her family is now suing Carteret Sheriff Asa Buck, the county, several jail employees and the jail's health care provider, Southern Health Partners. Courtesy of the Hogan family
Two years ago, Amanda Hogan hung herself in a Carteret County jail cell and later died in a hospital. Her family is now suing Carteret Sheriff Asa Buck, the county, several jail employees and the jail's health care provider, Southern Health Partners. Courtesy of the Hogan family
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Lawsuits blame lack of access to medicine in jail for inmate deaths

February 16, 2018 12:04 PM

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