Six nurses, among them a Kenyan-born woman, have been arrested an indicted in connection with the death of a man who was being held in custody at the Midland County Detention Center.
Lilian Okeri, 27, and five other nurses have been charged in manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and tempering with a government record in the death of Savion Hall, who who died on July 19, 2019 at a hospital in Lubbock, Texas. Okeri was an LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) at the time of the inmate’s death, but has since become a Registered Nurse (RN).
The six individuals, who were contractors of Midland Detention Center, are accused of causing Hall’s death “by failing to maintain records to allow proper medical care to be provided to him,” CBS 7 reports. They are also accused of making false entries on Hall’s medical records.
In addition to Okeri, the others charged are Adeola Adesomi, 41, Flor Estrada, 30, Timothy Forbush, 28, Kelly Robins, 52, and Esther Ihediwa, 45.