A woman has filed a wrongful death suit against Napa County after her son committed suicide while locked in the Napa County Department of Corrections.
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According to the report, the complaint filed in Napa County Superior Court implied that jail officials did not provide her son with proper psychiatric or psychological care. The report goes on to say once booked, her son repeatedly asked for help. He was eventually placed into solitary confinement and hung himself using a bed sheet. The woman alleges that the county was negligent in failing to prevent her son from committing suicide. She is asking for funeral expenses, costs of the suit and any damages she suffered as a result of losing her loved one.