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Harveys Pigsty(co. Jail)

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Year
1969
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A frail matiyfive feet eight inches tallweighing 145 pounds is presently deing in the Washtenaw Co. Jail. Two weeks ago today he started urnitating blood from a bladder or kidney infection. Since that time he has been beaten by deputy sherriffs to a point where he was removed from the jail and taken to Univ. Hosp. f orear e of three broken ribs and 6 stitches toa wound in the head. He has continuely requested medical aid but to date hss beamdenied any medical care. As a part of his punishment for requesting medical aid he was subjected to 4 days in solitary confinement on a bread and water diet. As of July 15 he was still aliveand talking cheerfully about being transferred to Jackson Pent. We have his name and have given all relavent information to the HRC though w doubt that action will be taken on this or other deplorable -conditions in Harveys Pigsty. We urge all concerned people to cali the mayo? cali your councilman, or cali yo-ur influential friend to take action on this matter.