We learned that John Coldwell passed away on October 2nd, 2014.
John was a member of NV-CURE and a prison activist. He recently won a case in the 9th Circuit invalidating the NDOC policy of no cataract surgery for a person blind in only one eye. He will be missed.
Please read this letter from earlier this year received by NV-CURE from John Coldwell. This letter reflects the type of person John Colwell was to us. Thank you for reading it.
A 67-year-old prisoner at Desert State Prison in Indian Springs has died.
Nevada Department of Corrections has confirmed that inmate John Colwell, NDOC #33742, died of a chronic medical condition at the High Desert State Prison. Read more here.