Suit claims Pa. troopers urinated on woman

A woman who was intoxicated at the time of her arrest says she smelled urine when she came to


By Sam Wood
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A woman who claims Pennsylvania state police pepper-sprayed her, doused her with cold water, then urinated on her will have her day in court.

A federal judge ruled Monday that Derena Marie Madison, 40, can proceed with her lawsuit against five troopers who had sought to have the case dismissed.

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