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Chippewa County, Minnesota Inmate Believed to Have Committed In Custody Suicide

The West Central Tribune is reporting that Wesley Duane Torke Jr. died while in the custody of the Chippewa County Jail on January 4, 2020.  Sadly, there have already been multiple suicides at Minnesota jails in 2020, as a recent suicide was also reported at the Crow Wing County Jail.  More must be done in the state of Minnesota to protect inmates and detainees.  You can read more about both of these sad cases here:

Chippewa County inmate dies while in custody

Man dies while in custody at Crow Wing County jail

The attorneys at Newmark Storms Dworak have recovered Millions of Dollars on behalf of individuals who have had their civil rights violated.  Should you wish to discuss any matter pertaining to in custody deaths of inmates and detainees in Minnesota, contact Jeff Storms at 612.455.7055 or