wa–teen inmate death-lawsuit

Family of teen who died in jail seeks $5 million

PROSSER, Wash. (AP) — A Pasco man has filed a claim seeking $5 million for the death of his son in the Benton County Jail.The Tri-City Herald reports (https://goo.gl/BFQ7SW ) Miguel Moreno, father of 18-year-old Marc Moreno, filed the claim Nov. 29, notifying the county that the family intends to sue.The claim says the Benton County Sheriff's Office and the Benton County Office of Public Defense are responsible for the teen's death March 11.