Tip Line: 414-777-5808 | newsdesk@cbs58.com

Former Milwaukee County jailer sentenced for involvement in inmate's dehydration death

NOW: Former Milwaukee County jailer sentenced for involvement in inmate’s dehydration death

NEXT:

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A former Milwaukee County jailer will spend 30 days in jail for his involvement in an inmate's death.

James Ramsey-Guy shut off the water to Terrill Thomas' cell.

The water was never turned back on and Thomas died of dehydration.

Ramsey-Guy accepts his role in Thomas' death and apologized during his sentencing on Thursday.

"I'm sorry that Mr. Thomas lost his life. It's something I carry with me every day. It's something I think about constantly," said Ramsey-Guy.

Another jail staffer will spend 60 days in jail for the incident.

Ramsey-Guy's supervisor who gave the order to turn off the water will be sentenced later this month. 

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Close

0 Comments

Post a comment
Be the first to leave a comment!
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?