Five indicted in connection to inmate’s death at Midland County Jail


MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Five people are being indicted on charges of manslaughter, criminal negligent homicide and tampering with government records in connection to an inmate’s death at the Midland County Jail.

According to Midland County Judge Terry Johnson, all five suspects were contracted and were not County employees.

Savion Hall, an inmate at the Midland County Jail died on July 19, 2019. A year later, Adeola Adesomi, Flor Estrada, Timothy Forbush, Lilian Okeri, and Kelly Robins are being indicted in connection with his death.

All five have been indicted on the same offenses: manslaughter, criminal negligent homicide and tampering with a governmental record. We obtained one of those indictments that was filed on July 16, 2020, for Flor Estrada.

The document stating that Estrada quote “did then and there recklessly cause the death of an individual, Savion Hall, by failing to maintain proper and adequate records pertaining to Hall to allow for proper medical care.”

The second count stating that by failing to keep medical records Hall did not receive the “proper medical care.”

The third count states that the defendant “knowingly” made a false entry on a government record.

David Criner, the Midland County Sheriff, and Laura Nodolf the Midland County District Attorney issuing a statement that all five were arrested by the Lone Star Fugitive task force on Friday, July 31, 2020.

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