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Jail Death of Potawatomi Casino Shooter Ruled Homicide

The death of the Potawatomi Casino shooter has been ruled a homicide.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the April 24 death of Milwaukee County Sheriff Department inmate Terrill Thomas a homicide. 

The cause of death is: Dehydration with other significant conditions: bipolar disorder, manic type.

Autopsy examination revealed no evidence of injury.

According to Medical Examiner, post-mortem biochemistry testing revealed profound dehydration.

The classification of Homicide for the purpose of death certification is a "neutral" term and neither indicates nor implies criminal intent, which remains a determination within the province of legal processes.

Thomas' cousin, Tiffany Robertson, said, "We lost one of our core members to this incident. Our family is devastated, we are heartbroken. So what can we do to prevent another family from having an incident like this? That's our only goal."

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