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Texas Tech and TDCJ Settle Prisoner Suicide Suit for $85,000

On April 2, 2009, Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) settled for $85,000 a lawsuit involving a prisoner who committed suicide at the Clements Unit.

Theodore Schmerber was a Texas state prisoner when he committed suicide by tearing a damaged ...


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