State Rep. David Bowen
Press Release

Supervisor Bowen Expresses Concern, Sympathy in the Case of Brandon Johnson

Johnson, who was 25-years-old, died as a patient in the Milwaukee County Mental Health Complex

By - Oct 11th, 2012 06:53 pm

Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen, District 10, has issued the following statement regarding the death of Brandon Johnson:

“First and foremost, my heart goes out to the family of Brandon Johnson. Mere words cannot express the magnitude of the pain the family is assuredly feeling right now.

“I want Brandon’s family and all of Milwaukee County to know that I pledge to do my part to ask the right questions and to seek information in this case.

“Additionally, I will do everything I can as an official elected by the people of Milwaukee County to ensure that all residents of all Milwaukee County facilities are treated with dignity and respect and are granted the medical care and attention they deserve.”

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