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Four Cumberland Jail suicide lawsuits settle for a total of $672,500. Two others are settled “in principle” and one is stayed pending resolution of criminal charges against a corrections officer.

Between August 2021 and January 2022, Cumberland County settled federal lawsuits filed by the families of four inmates who had committed suicide in the Cumberland County Jail between 2014 and 2017. The families claimed that jail officials and employees of CFG Health Systems, LLC, the private vendor that provides inmates with health services, failed to […]