He was trying to litigate his case and had run into a number of brick walls.
Rick was one of those people who tried to do what he thought was the right thing.
The fake toes showed to be not only comfortable to wear, but to also vastly improve their walking while wearing traditional Egyptian sandals, suggesting these toes had more than an aesthetic, funerary purpose.
A man awaiting trial on multiple charges related to an unlicensed medical practice hanged himself in his cell Friday at the Clark County Detention Center.
Van Thiel espoused anti-government rhetoric in line with the sovereign citizens movement. Review-Journal staff writer Rachel Hershkovitz contributed to this story.
He has said he studied medicine on his own for 28 years and did not need a government-issued license to practice. RELATED Las Vegas judge suppresses gun evidence in federal case against fake doctor Woman says a visit to ‘doctor’ was a nightmare on Monroe Avenue Alleged fake doctor more dangerous than serial killer, Las Vegas judge says Las Vegas man accused of practicing medicine without license indicted Alleged fake doctor says he’s too sick to survive in jail Las Vegas man accused of illegally practicing medicine can defend himself on gun charges Fake doctor was porn actor selling sex toys and escort services, court papers show Man accused of being fake doctor held on new federal charge Internal investigation Officer Laura Meltzer, a Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman, said Rick Van Thiel was unresponsive when officers found him about p.m. Jail staff administered first aid while waiting for an ambulance, but the man died at University Medical Center.
“They’re going to look into every aspect of that,” she said.