Denver Agrees to Pay Family $4.6 Million to a Family of Man Who was Killed in by Sheriff’s Deputies


The family of Michael Marshall, an inmate killed by deputies in 2015 in Denver’s downtown jail, will receive $4.6 million from the city in an agreement that also includes policy changes in how Denver Sheriff Department deputies treat mentally ill inmates. The agreement ends a nearly two-year ordeal for the family of Marshall, a 50-year-old man who battled chronic psychotic episodes where he would hear voices.

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