Staffordshire news and blogs Monday 19 February 2018

​Prisoner in meningitis ‘coma’ after TB cases at Lichfield jail

11 Sep 15

A PRISONER from a young offenders jail near Lichfield which is tackling a ‘cluster’ of six cases of TB is hospitalised and in a coma, his family say.

Demar Smikle, 20, is in Good Hope having been transferred from Swinfen Hall Prison and Young Offenders Institute (HMYOI).His family say he was previously diagnosed with tuberculosis and is now in a coma, shackled to his bed and guarded by two prison officers.The hospital staff have allegedly told his…

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