Prison Closes After Female Inmate Forced To Give Birth In A Toilet

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ccaThe Texas prison that came under fire last summer after a female inmate filed a lawsuit agains them for forcing her to give birth to her daughter in a toilet has now closed down.

The inmate, who’s newborn baby girl sadly died 4-days later as a result of the horrific incident, claimed the prison staff didn’t take her seriously when she said she was pregnant. Check out the details of the incident below.

via Dallas News

Just weeks ago the Texas Observer branded the Jesse R. Dawson State Jail on the banks of the Trinity River near downtown Dallas as “Texas’ worst state jail,” citing, among other things, poor conditions and inadequate medical treatment that “in a few cases led to deaths.” Among them: Autumn Miller’s premature baby, a girl named Gracie born after just 26 weeks of gestation.

Autumn told KTVT-Channel 11 in July 2012 that guards at the privately operated jail, which is owned by Corrections Corporation of America, refused her cries for medical attention. She says the guards gave her a menstrual pad and locked her in a cell. She says they told her she just had to go to the bathroom.

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