Wrongful death lawsuit filed in former mayor's death - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in former mayor's death

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Dennis Sweet and Associates have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against St. Dominic Hospital and the doctors who treated the late Chokwe Lumumba.

Dennis Sweet IV filed a complaint against the hospital and two doctors Tuesday, alleging medical malpractice.

Lumumba's family has declined comment, saying it's a private matter at this time.

Lumumba died from a heart attack in 2014.

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