By Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post, published September 19, 2016.
It’s difficult to imagine a more horrible way to die, but the death of an inmate in a Milwaukee County Jail cell on April 24, 2106, has been ruled a homicide and the cause of death identified as profound hydration. Arrested nine days before his death, Terrill Thomas had been heard by other inmates begging for water.
Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. runs the Milwaukee County Jail and is a strong and outspoken supporter of Republican candidate, Donald J. Trump.
Water was turned off to Thomas’ cell for six days, but why wasn’t he given drinking water?