Reverend Luis Alvarengo of the United Church of Christ says it’s a matter of life and death.
A 54-year old woman who is on a hunger strike was rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital on Monday, after complaining of abdominal pain and chills.
The Lake County Sheriff is defending his jail’s handling of an inmate who died after refusing to eat.
Officials say they are still trying to find any family of a woman who died recently after going on a jail hunger strike in the northern suburbs.