Vern's Cancer During COVID Struggles with the Criminal Justice System.
Vern's Cancer Timeline
September 4, 2020 Vern was diagnosed with cancer.
September 2020 Vern requests a medical release from the Tennessee Department of Corrections to ankle monitored home confinement to receive cancer radiation treatments in a sterile environment.
CLICK HERE TO READ: Vern Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer: 3 Ways to Help
CLICK HERE TO READ: Why Vern's cancer is so devastating!
Wed, Dec 30, 2020 - Emergency Release Requested For Vern In Court Due to his cancer diagnosis & deadly COVID-19 outbreaks in his prison.
Read article by local print media about Vern's cancer in prison during COVID: https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/2021/01/04/vern-braswell-seeks-early-release-after-2005-murder-sheila-braswell/4099352001/
CLICK HERE TO READ: COURT FILING: MAJOR POINTS AND FAMILY STATEMENT (Click below to view a copy of the court documents filed in court.
Mon. Jan 11, 2021 - MEMPHIS JUDGE DENIES VERN'S EMERGENCY RELEASE REQUEST without a hearing to evaluate evidence or arguments about his cancer diagnosis and the COVID-19 outbreaks in prison.
Apparently his Black life doesn't matter to the Shelby County criminal justice system.
CLICK HERE TO READ :5 Inmates Died After Judge Refused Cancer Inmate with Doctorate Degree re: COVID Warnings
VERN ACCURATELY PREDICTED CURRENT DEADLY COVID OUTBREAKS AT HIS PRISON, JUDGE WOULDN'T LISTEN.
Since Vern requested emergency release,
5 West TN inmates have died from COVID-19.
4 of the deaths were at the same prison as Vern.
1 of the inmates also had cancer like Vern.
Many others were hospitalized.
July 2021 Tennessee Department of Corrections denied Vern's request for a medical release to get radiation treatments in a sterile environment on home confinement.