The family of a deceased man who was incarcerated at Kentucky’s Bourbon County Jail has filed a federal lawsuit against the county, jail officials, and the private medical contractor Advanced Correctional Healthcare. They allege “deliberate indifference” was shown to the man’s “obviously serious medical needs,” as he suffered from
After suffering from severe opioid withdrawals, Shannon Bowles requested medical attention. He was given an antibiotic, Tylenol, and a warm compress. He died not long after.