Counties Settle With Inmate’s Family

(YUBA SUTTER) – The family of a Smartsville man, who died while in Yuba County Jail, will receive a $1 million settlement from Sutter and Yuba counties.

Bertram Hiscock, died in custody on Jan. 29, 2017. The suit alleged that Sutter and Yuba counties failed to provide meaningful mental health treatment to Hiscock.

The counties will split the cost…$500,000 each. Hiscock was arrested in 2016 after beating his mother.

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