Jamal Hunter sues city after fellow inmates scald his genitals

Jamal Hunter spent a stretch of 2011 in jail -- and he still bears the scars.

Hunter has filed a lawsuit against the City and County of Denver and individual law enforcers for failing to properly protect him, after he says inmates scalded his genitals with boiling water and two deputies attacked him. See photos, the suit and more below.

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