Ninth Person Dies in Cuyahoga County Jail Since 2018

Maria Perez
May 15, 2019 - 5:00

Nine people have died in less than a year while serving time in a jail in Cleveland, Ohio. The most recent death occurred on May 10. Cuyahoga County spokeswoman Mary Louise Madigan told WJW-TV that Nicholas Colbert was arrested and brought to Cuyahoga County Jail on May 8 on drug possession charges. He had been moved to a special area in the jail specifically for veterans and was found unresponsive in his cell on May 10, according to the news station.  Colbert, 36, was...

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