The family of an Ohio woman who died in an Ohio jail almost a year ago filed a federal lawsuit this week, NBC News reported.
Ralkina Jones, 37, was found dead in a jail cell on July 26. She was arrested two days earlier by Cleveland Heights Police Department after having a fight with her ex-husband outside a bar.
The lawsuit — filed by Jones’ sister — against the city of Cleveland Heights, the police department and others, alleges police failed to check on her and properly provide her medication.
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The medical examiner ruled Jones' death accidental.
According to the suit, Jones was over-medicated and went six hours without being checked on. Jones was taking five medications, according to jail records. No dollar amount was named in the suit.