Statement from OPP medical director on death of inmate
The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office has released the following statement, attributed to medical director Dr. Samuel Gore, regarding the Feb. 7 death of Orleans Parish Prison inmate Ricky Russell:
<blockquote>?The investigation into the death of inmate Russell is ongoing. As a result, we will not discuss the cause of death until this review is complete.
A preliminary review of the deputy?s assignment during the night of Feb. 7 confirms that a deputy was stationed on the third floor of the Conchetta housing facility throughout the night.? [ Read more ]
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