Former Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte and Mayor Sly James (left) are among the defendants in a lawsuit filed by the mother of a man who she alleges received inadequate medical treatment while in police custody.
Former Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte and Mayor Sly James (left) are among the defendants in a lawsuit filed by the mother of a man who she alleges received inadequate medical treatment while in police custody. File photo FRED BLOCHER/The Kansas City Sta
Former Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte and Mayor Sly James (left) are among the defendants in a lawsuit filed by the mother of a man who she alleges received inadequate medical treatment while in police custody. File photo FRED BLOCHER/The Kansas City Sta

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