Inquest Underway into Death of Man Who Died of Dehydration in Milwaukee County Jail

Update, April 27: Among the people who testified Thursday at the inquest was Lt. Kashka Meadors, who says she ordered staff to shut off the water in Terrill Thomas' cell until he calmed down. Meadors says she was too busy to check back on the case but thought water would have been restored. Milwaukee Police Lt. Eric Donaldson, who investigated Thomas' death from profound dehydration called it "unconscionable," during his testimony Thursday, that sheriff's officials did not tell him a captain viewed a video showing what took place in the cell. What could be a crucial part of the video was recorded over, in subsequent weeks.

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