United States District Court, W.D. Louisiana, Lafayette Division
DEMARQUS D. SENNET
ST. MARTIN PARISH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, et al.
PATRICK J. HANNA UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.
plaintiff, DeMarqus D. Sennet, filed this pro se and
in forma pauperis complaint on September 1, 2017,
pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1983. This matter has been
referred to the undersigned for review, report, and
recommendation in accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C.
§ 6');">636');">6 and the standing orders of the Court.
original complaint [Rec. Doc. 6');">6] and Amended Complaint [Rec.
Doc. 10] make various allegations against numerous defendants
in connection with his incarceration in both the St. Martin
Parish Correctional Facility (SMPCF) and the Jefferson County
(Texas) Correctional Facility (JCCF).
respect to the conditions of confinement, plaintiff makes the
following allegations: (1) wasn't allowed to shower
regularly; (2) heater was turned on so he would become
dehydrated; (3) he was locked in a cell with no running water
or toilet and forced to urinate on the floor; (4) was forced
to sleep on the floor; (5) was put in overcrowded cells; (6');">6)
was never let out on rooftop; (7) forced to shower in
uncomfortable conditions;(8) he wasn't given a towel or
toilet paper; and (9) he was not allowed to use the
makes claims that nurses and prison officials did not respond
to his medical requests or grievances. However, he also
references being sent to the hospital after he was jumped by
two D.O.C. inmates [Rec. Doc. 6');">6, p. 6');">6], and for stomach
issues on another occasion. [Rec. Doc. 10, p.2].
makes several claims of prison officials speaking poorly of
him, that they “slandered' his name with inmates,
told inmates he was a homosexual, portrayed him as a child
molester/pedophile, had “federal inmates and DOC
inmates form (sic) everywhere and spread my name wrong,
” “black balled [him] across the country, ”
and portrayed him as bipolar/schizophrenic. [Rec. Doc. 6');">6, pp.
further makes allegations of being denied access to court by
prison officials who would not give him mail and/or court
a considerable part of plaintiff's complaint consists of
allegations against the defendants similar to the following:
Defendants put cleaning supplies in the water forcing him to
drink out of toilet, put blood thinners and sleeping pills in
his food causing gastric problems for life, tampered with his
trays causing extreme weight loss, would prematurely hang up
phone calls so he would burn money on calls, would allow
kitchen inmates to play with his food, causing his stomach to
severely bleed every time he defecated, deputies would give
inmates razors to try to cause him serious bodily harm, they
tried to get inmates to rape him in a cell without cameras,
put laxatives in his food so he couldn't gain weight,
withheld toothpaste after he would notice that they were
tampered with, put cleaning supplies in his peanut butter,
poison in his red beans and rice, implanted a chip in his
face, got an inmate with an STD to try and give him an STD,
posted fake images of him on Facebook, put blood in his water
and food, threatened a maximum sentence to anyone who helped
plaintiff, “set things up so Aryan Nation could
brutally harm” him, set things up so that when he went
to church inmates would kill him with weapons that jailors
respect to certain claims, the Court needs additional detail,
as discussed below.
Rule 8 Considerations
of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure does not require
explicit detail, but it does require a plaintiff to allege
specific facts which support the conclusion that his
constitutional rights were violated by each person who is
named as defendant. This conclusion ...