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“something is eating my brain,” a kansas inmate said. a lawsuit claims he was left to die. – the denver post

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“something is eating my brain,” a kansas inmate said. a lawsuit claims he was left to die. – the denver post

marques davis kept moving the items on the floor next to his prison mattress – stacking toilet paper, books, a water pitcher and a cup and then disassembling the stack.he moved and stacked the items again. and then again.then, he drank his own urine from a urinal.the bizarre behavior was captured by a surveillance camera in an isolation cell in the hutchinson correctional facility, northwest of wichita.months earlier, when he was still lucid, davis told the kansas facility’s doctors that something was terribly wrong with him.“it feels like something is eating my brain,” he said in december, according to court records.davis died april 13, just days after the surveillance camera recorded him acting disoriented in his isolation cell. an mri done at the facility showed widespread fungal infection throughout his brain. a ct scan conducted later at a hospital revealed it was so swollen that the upper part of davis’s brain was forced down to the lower part.the 27-year-old’s death is now the subject of a lawsuit that accuses the hutchinson correctional facility’s private health-care providers of dismissing the inmate’s symptoms as they quickly progressed, causing davis to suffer a “staggeringly slow, physically and mentally excruciating death.”the suit, filed last week by davis’s mother in federal court in kansas, names the prison’s health-care provider and 14 doctors and nurses as defendants and seeks unspecified damages.it’s the latest in a long line of co...