Prison Inmate Eats Jail Fixtures And Fittings, Racks Up $1 Million Medical Bills

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lamont Prison Inmate Eats Jail Fixtures And Fittings, Racks Up $1 Million Medical Bills

One inmate at Cook County Jail in Chicago has hit the headlines after it emerged that he has been eating the jail.

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Yes, you read that right, he has been eating the fixtures and fittings including the screws, bolts and strips of leather.

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lamont1 Prison Inmate Eats Jail Fixtures And Fittings, Racks Up $1 Million Medical Bills

Lamont Cathey, 17, has also cost them more than a million dollars in medical bills, after being arrested for allegedly playing a part in robbing a pizzeria and has been there 16 months after his $5,000 bail failed to get paid.

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His lawyers claim he needs long term psychiatric treatment and it’s hard to disagree with them.


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