Student Left In Cell For 4 Days Files $20m Claim

Daniel Chong, a San Diego student left in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell for nearly five days after he was allegedly forgotten about, has filed a claim for $20 million.

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    05/3/2012 - 5:39 am | View Link
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