In this lawsuit, Sheriff Van Duncan
is sued (in his official capacity) for the wrongful death of Marvis Gail Davidson
, who died on July 8, 2004, in the Buncombe County Detention Facility.
The lawsuit alleges that despite it being well-known that Davidson had diabetes, she was not given medical care and died in agonizing pain. The lawsuit, filed by the administratrix of Davidson's estate, seeks at least $30,000 in damages from the Sheriff's Office.
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