Montcalm County lawsuit

Montcalm County set to pay $220,000 in exchange for jail inmate death lawsuit dismissal

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Montcalm County is set to pay $220,000 after the death of a jail inmate nearly four years ago, according to a proposed settlement, which has not yet been voted on by the county Board of Commissioners.

Amber Bills, 34, of Big Rapids died in the Montcalm County Jail on Dec. 30, 2018. She had been booked into the jail a week prior on a driving while suspended charge. She also had an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court.