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Inmate's family files lawsuit against LPD

Posted: 8:35 AM, Dec 01, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-01 08:35:15-05

The family of a man Lansing Police say committed suicide in the city jail two years ago has filed a lawsuit against 12 officers.

Joseph Manning was found dead in a cell in August of 2013 after he was arrested on a charge of fleeing police.

The lawsuit claims police knew he had a history of mental-health problems.

Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings cleared the officers of any criminal charges last year.

We'll be tracking the lawsuit for you.