Lauren Smith-Fields' Family To Sue City Over Her Death Investigation!
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A grieving family continues to demand answers from authorities in the death of Lauren Smith-Fields, a 23-year-old Black woman who was found dead after a date with a white man she met on a dating app. Her family said they intend to sue city and police officials in Bridgeport, Connecticut, alleging they have failed to properly investigate the circumstances surrounding Smith-Fields' mysterious death in December. The Medical Examiner announced Monday that her cause of death was acute intoxication due to the combined effects of fentanyl, promethazine, hydroxyzine, and alcohol. Her death has been ruled an accident.