Lawsuit: Santa Fe County inmate died from neglect

Posted at: 04/25/2013 10:06 AM | Updated at: 04/25/2013 5:24 PM
By: The Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The brother of a Santa Cruz man who died while being held in the Santa Fe County jail has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the lawsuit stems from the April 2011 death of 37-old-year Bobby Baros Jr. who had been arrested on a number of charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

According to the complaint, Baros initially was held in the Espanola jail but he was taken to Presbyterian Espanola Hospital where medical staff determined he was undergoing withdrawal from polysubstance abuse.

The complaint says Baros was later transferred to the Santa Fe County jail but didn't receive medication for an opiate withdrawal.

Santa Fe county officials did not immediately responded to a phone message and email from The Associated Press.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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