Prisoner nearly dies after DEA forgot he was in a holding cell.

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  1. iamwhatiseem
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    You talk about a f*ck up!
    5 days this kid was left in a 5x10 holding cell with no food or water.
    He drank his own urine to stay alive.
    Holy Hell...well...he will be a millionaire now!

    California student left in cell for 5 days without food or water files $20M claim against DEA | Fox News

     
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    Absolutely unacceptable.


    Apology NOT accepted. A check for, oh....$5 million, will however, be accepted.
     
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    He must be a Bear Grills fan.
     
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    This kind of criminal negligence should be major news but not a peep out of the A.P. and even Fox hasn't said anything. Did the federal government put a blackout on the story?
     
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    (shiver...) being locked in an oubliette is the stuff of nightmares...
     
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    “Hang tight, we’ll come get you in a minute”...
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    Student abandoned in cell four days gets US$4.1m
    Thu, Aug 01, 2013 - A 25-year old college student reached a US$4.1 million settlement with the US government after he was abandoned in a windowless cell for more than four days without food or water, his attorneys said on Tuesday.
     
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    I read about this. Didn't he get 4 mil. Honestly four days of hell for 4 mil. I would do it.
     
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    i thought it was 4 mill for four days....

    and he deserves every penny

    btw...not one single person has been fired over this incident and they still don't know what happened. disgusting.
     
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    It is unacceptable, however, I have a difficult time viewing criminals as victims.
     
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    Did you read the story. He was released. As in NO charges. lthen they sort of lost him...how exactly is he a criminal?


    Oh and one more freaky part of this was he was cuffed. To me...that really really makes me wish he got more than 4 mil.
     

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