In this lawsuit, Sheriff Van Duncan is sued (in his official capacity) for the wrongful death of Marvis Gail Davidson, who died on July 8, 2004, in the Buncombe County Detention Facility.
The lawsuit alleges that despite it being well-known that Davidson had diabetes, she was not given medical care and died in agonizing pain. The lawsuit, filed by the administratrix of Davidson’s estate, seeks at least $30,000 in damages from the Sheriff’s Office.
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