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Family of New Richmond man who died in jail receives $1 million settlement

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The family of a northwest Wisconsin man who died in jail 26 months ago will get a million dollars to settle a wrongful death suit.

Brandon Hessler of New Richmond died at a hospital, after St. Croix County jailors in Hudson found him unresponsive in his cell.

He was arrested for breaking into his mother's house and trying to get prescription drugs.

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