Cobb inmate's pleas for medical care were ignored

While in the Cobb County jail, Donna Sanders was hospitalized seven times as she tried to explain to the doctor in charge that she needed four dialysis treatments a week, not the three allowed by the county.

She told a judge in the plainest of terms that she was dying. She was sentenced to prison anyway.

Then, as she predicted, she didn’t last long. On her second day at a state prison, she died.

At, read the AJC's investigation of how this seriously ill woman's life ended, as well as the newspaper's stories on other deaths at Pulaski and the doctor in charge of those inmates' care.