No. 15-40517.

814 F.3d 263 (2016)

Dorothy SLADE, Individually, Mother of Marcus Dewayne Slade, Deceased and as Dependent Administratrix of the Estate of Marcus Dewayne Slade; C.S. Slade, Jr., Individually, Father of Marcus Dewayne Slade, Deceased; Kim Spearman, as next friend of M.S., a minor, Son of Marcus Dewayne Slade, Deceased; Coren Slade-Bell, Individually, Sister of Marcus Dewayne Slade, Deceased and as next friend of D.K.J., a minor, Nephew of Marcus Dewayne Slade; Tanisha Slade, individually, Sister of Marcus Dewayne Slade, Deceased; Marcus Dewayne Slade, Deceased, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. CITY OF MARSHALL, TEXAS; Stanley Spence, Former Police Chief; John Johnson; Cortney Wells; Stacey Roach, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

February 10, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William Todd Hughey, Esq. (argued), Hughey Law Firm, Marshall, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Darren Keith Coleman, Esq. (argued), Bradley R. Echols , Boon, Shaver, Echols, Coleman & Goolsby, P.L.C., Longview, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before HIGGINBOTHAM, OWEN, and ELROD, Circuit Judges.

Dorothy Slade, mother of decedent Marcus Dewayne Slade, brought a wrongful death suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the City of Marshall and various local officials. The district court granted the City's motion for summary judgment because Slade could not produce any evidence of causation. Slade now...

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