NewsLocal NewsInvestigationsCounty Jail

Actions

LIVE: Closing arguments begin in trial of Ken Mills

thumbnail_IMG_2201.jpeg
Posted at 9:34 AM, Sep 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-09 12:37:00-04

CLEVELAND — Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Thursday in the trial of former Cuyahoga County Regional Director of Corrections Ken Mills, who is accused of dereliction of duty.

Note: The court has recessed for lunch and then deliberations will begin.

News 5 livestream event

Mills is accused of depriving inmates of basic needs thereby making the jail unsafe and of lying to county council about his role in blocking the hiring of nurses at the jail just weeks before the first in a string of eight inmate deaths in the last six months of 2018.

RELATED: Ex-jail director does not testify at his own trial

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.

Download our streaming app on your favorite device.  Click here for more.

Download our streaming app on your favorite device. Click here for more.

5 On Your Side Investigators Contact Form
Do you have an issue or story that you want 5 On Your Side Investigators to look into? Email InvestigatorTips@wews.com or fill out the form below.