The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office paid $400,000 to settle a federal lawsuit for the 2014 alleged beating of an inmate, according to a settlement agreement obtained by KATC Investigates.
It was Dec. 6, 2012, and Marcus Robicheaux, like the other inmates at the Iberia Parish Jail, was standing with his hands on his head and his nose pressed against the wall of the recreation yard as correctional officers ran a contraband sweep.
BY LANIE LEE COOK| LCOOK@THEADVOCATE.COM
March 05, 2015
The mother and grandmother of two children of a Scott man who died a year ago after losing consciousness during an arrest have filed separate wrongful death lawsuits in federal court in Lafayette on behalf of the minors.