Mother of mentally ill inmate who died in overheated New York City cell to file $25M lawsuit

  • by: JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 16, 2014 - 4:25 PM

NEW YORK — The mother for a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a 101-degree New York City jail cell said Friday that she was angry at city officials for not keeping her son safe and announced plans for a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

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