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ETX family files lawsuit against jail following inmate death

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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.

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