The household of Kastellio Vaughan, an Alabama inmate, has retained lawyer Lee Meritt to research neglect after they shared photographs on Facebook of him severely malnourished. Attorney Merritt launched a press launch saying that Kastellio had been transferred from the Elmore correctional facility in Elmore County, Alabama, to the Stranton correctional facility in Montgomery.
Attorney Merritt states his plans to carry his shopper justice within the press launch.
It reads, “Alabama state prisons have a duty to provide the appropriate medical Care for Mr. Vaughan while he remains in their custody. Prisoners are entitled to the same basic human decency as all others in our country. My office has begun working to ensure Mr. Vaughan received the cure his condition requires.”
It continued, “We are also investigating whether or not ages of the state of Alabama violated their duty of care to Mr.Vaughan by allowing his medical condition to Spyro to the point reflected in the images now circulating the web.”
As we beforehand reported on Thursday, Kastellio’s sister Kassie took to Facebook begging for a welfare examine and medical intervention for her brother after sharing disturbing pictures of him inside Elmore Correctional Facility. She claims the ability has repeatedly hung up on her when she requires data and eliminated her from his contact and visitation listing.
The now-viral put up comes days after the identical facility needed to place corrections officer Ell White on depart following a video that exhibits him beating a distressed inmate who had climbed to the sting of a roof. The Alabama Department of Corrections shared an replace to AL.com on Kastellio’s situation by way of electronic mail.
“He is assigned to Elmore Correctional Facility (CF) but is currently housed at Staton Medical Observation Unit,” it acknowledged. “ADOC’s Office of Health Services has fully investigated his situation from a clinical perspective, and he has been offered all necessary treatment for his condition. Also, he has been in touch with his family to update them on his situation.”
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