Disabled Dying Woman Arrested & Dies in Police Custody

Knoxville City, Tennessee, USA: Lisa Edwards, a disabled sixty years old woman, was being discharged from hospital but complained that she was still unwell. 

Staff at Fort Sanders Medical Centre in the City called the police to have Lisa Edwards removed. 

Despite Edwards telling Police she was disabled and dying, police forced her into a confined space in the back of a police wagon and took her into custody. 

Video footage below shows Police Officers telling Lisa Edwards she was faking her illness.

Lisa Edwards died a short time later back at the hospital, having been returned there from the Police Station.

The footage below of the incident was released by the Police Department last week.