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Woman who gave birth alone in Denver jail cell sues city authorities

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Lawsuit alleges prison staff and nurses ignored Diana Sanchez’s pleas while she was in labourA woman who gave birth alone in her jail cell in Denver is suing the city after deputies and nurses allegedly ignored her pleas for help during about five hours of labour.Surveillance video released by her lawyer show Diana Sanchez lying down on a narrow bed, crying out in pain, before she pulls off her pants and delivers a baby boy on 31 July 2018. An absorbent pad is slid under her door for her to put on her bed about 45 minutes before she gave birth. After she gives birth, a nurse walks in and picks up the baby. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-08-30 08:47:53

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