ETX family files lawsuit against jail following inmate death - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

ETX family files lawsuit against jail following inmate death

GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

An East Texas family is taking the Gregg County Jail to court after their loved one died in the jail's custody earlier this year.

51-year-old Bobby Madewell Junior died in the Gregg County Jail on March 21st. Medical examiners say he died of an apparent seizure.

Madewell's family filed a lawsuit against the jail on August 6th, in the Marshall Federal Court.

The lawsuit claims Madewell was not given the right medication while in custody.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Longview Bodacious makes Texas Monthly's Top 10 list for best BBQ

    Longview Bodacious makes Texas Monthly's Top 10 list for best BBQ

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:03:56 GMT
    Jordan Jackson and Scott Turner (Source: Bodacious on Mobberly Facebook Page)Jordan Jackson and Scott Turner (Source: Bodacious on Mobberly Facebook Page)

    The original Bodacioius Bar-B-Q in Longview has made Texas Monthly's top 10 list for best barbecue in the state of Texas. According to Texas Monthly, Jordan Jackson took over the location of the original Bodacioius mini-chain from founder Roland Lindsey. He then enlisted the help of Scott Turner, both Cordon Bleu graduates. KLTV reached out to Bodacious, and spoke with Turner about making the list. Turner says he and Jackson are "very pumped." Texas Monthly Turner...

    More >>

    The original Bodacioius Bar-B-Q in Longview has made Texas Monthly's top 10 list for best barbecue in the state of Texas. According to Texas Monthly, Jordan Jackson took over the location of the original Bodacioius mini-chain from founder Roland Lindsey. He then enlisted the help of Scott Turner, both Cordon Bleu graduates. KLTV reached out to Bodacious, and spoke with Turner about making the list. Turner says he and Jackson are "very pumped." Texas Monthly Turner...

    More >>
  • Hunt County identifies victim, suspect of weekend homicide

    Hunt County identifies victim, suspect of weekend homicide

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:42:01 GMT
    Curtis Doys Rust (Source: Hunt County records)Curtis Doys Rust (Source: Hunt County records)

    Hunt County authorities have identified the victim of a Saturday homicide. 

    More >>

    Hunt County authorities have identified the victim of a Saturday homicide. 

    More >>
  • Longview Police investigating attempted robbery, 4 detained

    Longview Police investigating attempted robbery, 4 detained

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:18:23 GMT
    (Source: KLTV News Staff)(Source: KLTV News Staff)
    Longview Police have detained four people who allegedly tried to rob a man at an apartment building. It happened Monday afternoon, at Summer Brook Apartments in Longview.  Longview police confirm they are investigating after a man called to report three men had tried to rob him in the parking lot. The caller alleged a man got out of a vehicle, with a gun pointed at him, and demanded that he "get over here."  The man says two other men got out of the car and wer...More >>
    Longview Police have detained four people who allegedly tried to rob a man at an apartment building. It happened Monday afternoon, at Summer Brook Apartments in Longview.  Longview police confirm they are investigating after a man called to report three men had tried to rob him in the parking lot. The caller alleged a man got out of a vehicle, with a gun pointed at him, and demanded that he "get over here."  The man says two other men got out of the car and wer...More >>
Powered by Frankly