Lawsuit: Fremont County Inmate Died After Denied Medication

March 18, 2016

A lawsuit claims a Fremont County jail inmate who died in custody in 2014 was denied prescription medication and beaten before his death.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, 53-year-old John Walter had nine broken ribs and other injuries when Fremont County sheriff's deputies found him naked on the floor of his cell on April 20, 2014.