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Judge OKs $1.1 million settlement in asthma death

Judge OKs $1.1 million settlement in asthma death

A federal judge on Monday approved the $1.1 million settlement between Erie County and the family of a work-release inmate who died after suffering an asthma attack during a shift in May 2018.

Erie County to pay $1.1 million in asthma death case

Erie County to pay $1.1 million in asthma death case

A $1.1 million settlement will end the legal fight between Erie County and the family of a work-release inmate who died in May 2018 after suffering an asthma attack while in the county’s custody.

Manus family members respond to video footage

Manus family members respond to video footage

Felix L. Manus’ family members have seen the newly released surveillance video footage that shows Manus at the Erie County work-release center on May 30. At a news conference on Monday, they shared their views on the footage for the first time.