Vicious assault with transgender woman after being kept in jail cell with three men

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A California transgender woman was brutally assaulted and jaw-broken after being held in a prison cell with three men while sheriff’s representatives stood watching.

  • Christina Frost files suit against San Diego County and Sheriff’s Department
  • She alleged that a man brutally assaulted her in a holding cell in the county jail
  • Frost alleges that she was given the wrong sex and kept in a cell with men against her will.
  • She claims that the sheriff’s representative stood by during the attack and failed to intervene.
  • Frost says he had to have two surgeries and shut his mouth










a transgender The woman, arrested last year in San Diego, was held against her will in a holding cell with three men and then beaten so badly that she broke her jaw, according to a trial.

Christina Frost alleged in federal court papers that she was a ‘book-and-release’ inmate at the San Diego Central Jail in November last year.

Initially he was kept alone in the holding cell.

According to the lawsuit filed last week in US District Court in the Southern District, “she was then taken to a minimally monitored cell with three men, without any reasonable justification, and against her will.” california,

Frost protested, telling jailers that her driver’s license and other identification cards indicated she was a woman.

Christina Frost, a transgender woman who was arrested in San Diego last year, was held against her will in a holding cell with three men and then beaten so badly that she broke her jaw, according to a lawsuit. had gone.

Frost suffered two jaw fractures and had to undergo two operations to insert and remove the hardware

Frost suffered two jaw fractures and had to undergo two operations to insert and remove the hardware

According to court papers, at the time she was booked, Frost was wearing ‘feminine’ clothes, which included high-cut shorts and a bra.

According to the lawsuit, ‘sadly – and presumably – one of Cell’s men viciously attacked Ms. Frost.’

‘Her clenched fist punching Ms Frost in the face resulted in serious bodily injuries, including a broken jaw, which so far required two surgeries to repair.’

Frost alleged in the lawsuit that San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Cassidy showed “deliberate indifference” and allowed the shoving without interference.

No contact details were available for Cassidy.

According to the lawsuit, she was forced to wait 12 hours before being taken to the hospital to receive medical treatment.

Doctors diagnosed Frost with two jaw fractures. He had to go through two separate surgeries to insert and then remove the hardware from his jaw.

According to the lawsuit, Frost's mouth was closed for a long time during his recovery.

According to the lawsuit, Frost’s mouth was closed for a long period of time during his recovery.

According to the lawsuit, as part of her recovery, she had to ‘keep her mouth shut’ for long periods of time.

A ‘book-and-release’ usually involves reporting to a special prison on a set date and time – usually a weekend – where the person in question is fingerprinted, photographed, processed and then released. goes.

This process can take anywhere from 10 minutes to a few hours, depending on how busy the prison is.

It is not clear why Frost was taken into custody.

In February, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department published a training bulletin asking arrestees to be moved to facilities tailored to their gender identity.

Last year, NBC News An investigation found that transgender prisoners are rarely placed in cells that correspond to their gender identity.

Last month, San Diego County agreed to pay millions of dollars to the family of 43-year-old Heron Moriarty, a mentally ill man who committed suicide in his jail cell.

The family received about $3 million after filing a lawsuit against the county.

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