Lawsuit filed in Gynnya McMillen case

Lawsuit filed by mother of Gynnya McMillen

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WHAS11) – A lawsuit has been filed in a case involving a teenage girl who was found dead in her Elizabethtown detention center cell.

Gynnya McMillen, 16, died of sudden cardiac arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat, in January of 2016 at the Lincoln Village Detention Center in Elizabethtown.

Employees of the detention center said nothing could have been done to save McMillen, but her family members and other activists disagreed, leading to a months-long investigation into her death which has now lead to a lawsuit.

You can read the full text of the lawsuit here:

Gynnya McMillen lawsuit - Complaint


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