FILE - In this undated file photo, Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson sits behind his desk at the Mississippi County Detention Center in Charleston, Mo. The family of a mentally ill Tennessee man who died after being subdued at the Mississippi County, Missouri, jail in May 2017 is seeking $20 million in a federal lawsuit. Tory Sanders died at a hospital after a scuffle with then-Sheriff Hutcheson and other officers. The lawsuit alleges that Hutcheson ignored warnings from another officer to stop putting pressure on Sanders’ neck, responding, “No, I’m good.”
FILE - In this undated file photo, Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson sits behind his desk at the Mississippi County Detention Center in Charleston, Mo. The family of a mentally ill Tennessee man who died after being subdued at the Mississippi County, Missouri, jail in May 2017 is seeking $20 million in a federal lawsuit. Tory Sanders died at a hospital after a scuffle with then-Sheriff Hutcheson and other officers. The lawsuit alleges that Hutcheson ignored warnings from another officer to stop putting pressure on Sanders’ neck, responding, “No, I’m good.” Sikeston Standard Democrat via AP, File Leonna Heuring
FILE - In this undated file photo, Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson sits behind his desk at the Mississippi County Detention Center in Charleston, Mo. The family of a mentally ill Tennessee man who died after being subdued at the Mississippi County, Missouri, jail in May 2017 is seeking $20 million in a federal lawsuit. Tory Sanders died at a hospital after a scuffle with then-Sheriff Hutcheson and other officers. The lawsuit alleges that Hutcheson ignored warnings from another officer to stop putting pressure on Sanders’ neck, responding, “No, I’m good.” Sikeston Standard Democrat via AP, File Leonna Heuring

Lawsuit seeks $20 million over death of Missouri jail inmate

November 09, 2018 09:25 AM