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Parents of inmate who died in jail announce tort claim against county


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POCATELLO — The parents of an inmate who died at the Bannock County Detention Center are filing a tort claim against the county, Sheriff Lorin Nielsen and others involved in the man’s death.

Lance Allen Quick, 40, was booked into the Bannock County Detention Center on Dec. 8 for a misdemeanor complaint of DUI. His family says he died Dec. 14 from dehydration after experiencing a psychotic episode and that jailers refused to get him treatment.

Lance Allen Quick | Bannock County Jail

Quick’s parents, Kim & Shauna Quick, announced the claim Tuesday morning at the Bannock County Courthouse. Watch the video above for the news conference. Kim Quick is the former Bannock County coroner. will post a complete story later today.

CLICK HERE to read the complaint and HERE to read the tort claim.