$2.4M award in OC Jail death

by George Garza

A jury, hearing a wrongful death lawsuit in a federal courthouse in Beaumont, has found against Orange County and Orange County employees and awarded the family of Robert Montano $2,421,650 in damages in the civil rights case. The jury made their award on Wednesday of this week. Orange County Precinct #4 Commissioner Jody Crump said that he has no information about the multi-million dollar award or the case other than a confirmation from County Stephen Brint Carlton that the jury found for the plaintiffs.

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