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$200,000 Settlement Given to Family of California Man Who Died of Heart Failure in Pretrial Custody

by Christopher Zoukis

Jorge Osvaldo Cottini, who was being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles pending trial, died of heart problems after allegedly being denied his prescribed heart medication, leading to a $200,000 settlement for his parents.

     On January 16, 2009, Cottini, who had a ...


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