WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of an attorney who died after a fall at a downtown Washington subway station say his body remained on the platform for four days before it was discovered.

That allegation was part of a $25 million lawsuit that relatives of Okiemute Writeru filed against the Metro transit agency on Monday.

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Writeru died in October 2013 at the Judiciary Square station. The lawsuit says he fell off an escalator onto the platform and then fell again, a distance of 8 feet, and was incapacitated. Metro said at the time that he fell off a wall between the platform and the side of the station.

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The lawsuit says Metro employees saw the fall, which was also captured on surveillance cameras, but that his body wasn’t found until four days later.

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