December 29, 2004
Jed Conklin/Jed Conklin/ photo

Mikah Pieou, 3, holds a picture of himself and his grandmother, Venus Elder, who died in March. Krystal Elder, center, has filed a lawsuit over her mother’s death because jail officials did not let Venus Elder take her blood-thinning medication.Mikah Pieou, 3, holds a picture of himself and his grandmother, Venus Elder, who died in March. Krystal Elder, center, has filed a lawsuit over her mother’s death because jail officials did not let Venus Elder take her blood-thinning medication.