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KAREN DOWNARD, Administrator for the Estate of Tye L. Downard,
Plaintiff-Appellee,
v.
RUSSELL L. MARTIN, et al.,
Defendants,

AMY FOLEY; DANIEL WALLACE,
Defendants-Appellants.
   No. 20-3046
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Southern District of Ohio at Columbus.
No. 2:17-cv-00560—Algenon L. Marbley, District Judge.
Decided and Filed: July 31, 2020
Before: SUHRHEINRICH, GIBBONS, and BUSH, Circuit Judges.


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OPINION
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JULIA SMITH GIBBONS, Circuit Judge. After nearly two decades as a detective for the City of Reynoldsburg Police Department, Tye L. Downard (“Tye”) was arrested and charged with a federal drug trafficking offense. While awaiting a preliminary hearing, Tye committed suicide in his cell at the Delaware County Jail. Karen Downard (“Downard”), the administrator of Tye’s estate, filed suit in the Southern District of Ohio, naming, among others, Officer Amy Foley and Officer Daniel Wallace as defendants. In her complaint, Downard asserts federal claims pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for deliberate indifference to Tye’s serious medical need and state-law claims for wrongful death and survival. The district court denied summary judgment to Foley and Wallace, finding that neither was entitled to federal qualified immunity or immunity under Ohio law. They appeal those decisions. Because the facts and inferences as found by the district court do not, as a matter of law, show that Foley or Wallace was aware that Tye posed a “strong likelihood” of attempting suicide, we reverse.