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$550,000 Settlement for Detainee Rendered Quadriplegic by Guard’s Excessive Force

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee agreed to pay $550,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging a guard at the Davidson County Male Correctional Development Center (CDC) used excessive force on a pretrial detainee, leaving him a quadriplegic.

Edgar Mhoon was arrested in April 2015 following a ...


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