Family Sues AT&T Over Violent Slaying of Waco Technician During Service Call

AT&T is being sued by the family of a slain Waco service technician whose mutilated body was found behind the home he was working at last year. Kenneth Cleveland's daughters, Amber Hicks and Andrea Christian, filed a gross-negligence lawsuit Tuesday in Dallas district court, along with his mother, Zella Cleveland, who lived with Cleveland before he died. The family is seeking more than $1 million in relief from the telephone company.Cleveland, 61, worked for the company for 40 years. On the morning of April 22, 2016, AT&T sent Cleveland to a "dangerous area of Waco" for a routine service call near Barron Avenue and Novelty Street, the lawsuit says. "He called AT&T at approximately 9 a.m. to report that he was experiencing some sort of issue and/or altercation," according to the lawsuit, but AT&T did not check on Cleveland until around noon. Cleveland's body was found behind the home he was working on "stabbed over 20 times in the head, face and neck," the lawsuit says.   Continue reading...

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