Family of Irvo Otieno settles suit over his death at Va. mental hospital

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2023
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The family of Irvo Otieno, a 28-year-old who died of asphyxia at a state mental hospital as sheriff’s deputies and orderlies piled on him, has reached a settlement with Virginia, Henrico County and the county sheriff’s office over his death. Fast, informative and written just for locals. Get The 7 DMV newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. Otieno, whose family said he was experiencing a mental health crisis when he died in early March, was handcuffed and bound at the legs when Henrico County sheriff’s deputies and employees at...

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