Lawsuit filed against city, police after man’s body was left in van for 49 days

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 11, 2018 4:35 PM CT | Published: October 11, 2018 2:51 PM CT
<strong>Attorneys Murray Wells (center) and Aaron Neglia (right) talk to the media on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Shelby County Courthouse about a lawsuit filed against the city of Memphis and Police Director Michael Rallings on behalf of the family of Bardomiano Perez Hernandez, whose body was found in the back of a van at the police impound lot.</strong><span>&nbsp;(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)</span>

Attorneys Murray Wells (center) and Aaron Neglia (right) talk to the media on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Shelby County Courthouse about a lawsuit filed against the city of Memphis and Police Director Michael Rallings on behalf of the family of Bardomiano Perez Hernandez, whose body was found in the back of a van at the police impound lot. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Attorneys representing the family of the man whose body was left in a van for seven weeks at the Memphis Police Department impound lot have filed a wrongful-death and negligence lawsuit against the city of Memphis and police director Michael Rallings.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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