Sex offender claims state forced castration

A patient at the Cherokee Civil Commitment Unit for Sex Offenders has demanded $2.25 million from the state for damages including “forced castration” that was inflicted after an improperly close relationship with a CCUSO psychologist. Jeff ____ has requested $1.5 million for “pain and suffering” and an additional $750,000 for punitive damages from the relationship, which has been described in court documents as an “emotional affair” that included sexual discussions. In a Jan. 12 filing in Cherokee County District Court, ____’s  attorney, Brad Schroeder of Des Moines,…

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