Staff disciplined after jailed Florida teen’s death #AndreSheffield

July of 2011, 18-year-old Eric Perez died of a cerebral hemorrhage, records said, after a guard dropped him on his head during horseplay — and other staff failed to act as the teen’s condition worsened. One guard, a report said, was convinced Perez was “faking it.” He told a colleague it was not worth the required paperwork to send Perez to a hospital. Perez’s death, like that of Omar Paisley, prompted an agency housecleaning: Nine employees were fired, including the lockup superintendent.


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A guard dropped him on his head, then staff gave him no care.