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The parent’s of Mitrice Richardson will receive $900,000 if a settlement is reached in the wrongful death suit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The county Board of Supervisors approved a settlement in a closed-door meeting last Tuesday, subject to all parties signing a final agreement, according to county counsel Roger Grabo.

“The settlement is not final,” Grabo said, declining to say more.

Mitrice Richardson was released from a LA jail in 2009 with no car, no phone and no money, and went missing for almost a year until her remains were found in a remote canyon. Her mother filed a lawsuit against the jail this week.


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