Nona Smith holds a picture of her son Matthew while husband Ben lends support at their Bonney Lake home in March. Matthew died in October while at the Pierce County Jail. He had severe Crohn’s disease and needed medical attention that he wasn’t given, the parents contend in a suit.
Nona Smith holds a picture of her son Matthew while husband Ben lends support at their Bonney Lake home in March. Matthew died in October while at the Pierce County Jail. He had severe Crohn’s disease and needed medical attention that he wasn’t given, the parents contend in a suit. Lui Kit Wong lwong@thenewstribune.com
Nona Smith holds a picture of her son Matthew while husband Ben lends support at their Bonney Lake home in March. Matthew died in October while at the Pierce County Jail. He had severe Crohn’s disease and needed medical attention that he wasn’t given, the parents contend in a suit. Lui Kit Wong lwong@thenewstribune.com

Parents sue Pierce County, health care provider after son dies in jail

August 03, 2016 2:10 PM