Prisoner thought she would die after excessive bleeding

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan prisoner says she waited more than two hours before a doctor saw her for excessive bleeding after a miscarriage and immediately ordered an ambulance.

Sherrie Medlock tells the Detroit Free Press: “I thought I was going to die.”

But in response, spokeswoman Holly Kramer says the Corrections Department provided care to Medlock at a clinic at the Huron Valley prison before a doctor saw her and sent her to a hospital.

Kramer says Medlock was “not left unattended and bleeding for two hours.” She says officials are “reviewing the claims she made and working to determine exactly what happened” last Thursday.

Medlock told the Free Press that she was treated at an Ann Arbor hospital and returned to the prison the same day. She’s in prison for a parole violation.


Information from: Detroit Free Press

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