COOK EX REL. TESSIER v. SHERIFF OF MONROE COUNTY

No. 03-14784.

402 F.3d 1092 (2005)

Louise COOK, as personal representative of the ESTATE OF Daniel F. TESSIER, and Jonathan Tessier, a minor, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. SHERIFF OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, Rick Roth, Sheriff, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

March 10, 2005.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert Ader, Elizabeth B. Hitt, Law Offices of Robert Ader, PA, Miami, FL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Bruce Wallace Jolly, Purdy, Jolly & Giuffreda, P.A., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before HULL and MARCUS, Circuit Judges, and HANCOCK, District Judge.


MARCUS, Circuit Judge:

This sad case arises out of the 1999 suicide death of Daniel Tessier ("Tessier"), who, at the time of his death, was incarcerated at the Monroe County Detention Center ("MCDC"). Louise Cook, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Daniel F. Tessier ("Cook"), brought this action against the Sheriff of Monroe County, Rick Roth, in his official capacity, on behalf of Tessier's estate and Jonathan Tessier, the minor child of Cook and Tessier...

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