From FB: Mentally ill woman gives birth alone in isolated jail cell despite cries for help

MaryGSykes.com

Stuff you cannot just make up.

Now the inmate is said to be mentally ill, but she managed a delivery alone and she and baby survived. Seems to me the jail staff are the mentally ill ones. No concept of reality for sure there.

A jailed and pregnant mentally ill woman was forced to deliver her child alone in an “isolation cell” last month as corrections officers ignored her cries for help, Broward County’s public defender charged on Friday.

In a letter to Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, Public Defender Howard Finkelstein wrote that North Broward Bureau jail inmate Tammy Jackson began complaining to staffers of contractions at 3:16 a.m. on April 10. By 10 a.m., he said she was lying in her cell by herself holding her newborn daughter.

“She was forced to deliver her baby alone,” Finkelstein wrote in a two-page letter that also demanded a review of detention policies.

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