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Posted inInvestigations

Denied: A look into inmate health care

Prison doctors made a series of requests in October 2017 for patients to see specialists. One inmate had diabetes and was losing sensation in his feet. Another needed special shoes because all of his toes had been amputated due to frostbite. A third patient’s prosthetic foot was worn out with tears and holes and needed to be repaired.

It appears they were all denied care. But the state can’t say for sure.