A total of $2.4 million will be paid to the family of a man who died from medical complications while in the Snohomish County Jail in July 2012.

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A total of $2.4 million will be paid to the family of a man who died from medical complications while in the Snohomish County Jail in July 2012.

The county announced Monday that it agreed to pay $620,000 over the death of Michael Saffioti, but it turns out that was only part of the payout the man’s family will receive.

According to a copy of the agreement released Tuesday under a public records request, the total settlement reaches $2.4 million, with the balance being paid by the county’s insurance policy and by an insurance policy for Aramark Correctional Services, the company that prepared meals at the jail.

Sheriff Ty Trenary called the death of 22-year-old Saffioti “a tragedy” and said the county agreed to settle the lawsuit “to own up for our mistakes and to cover litigation costs.”

He said that the jail has instituted a number of improvements since Saffioti’s death. The jail now screens all inmates at booking for serious health conditions. Trenary, who was appointed in 2013, also hired a new health-services director, five additional nurses and one doctor, according to a statement released by the sheriff’s office.

Saffioti had turned himself in to Lynnwood police for a misdemeanor marijuana- possession warrant and died the next day in the jail. In bringing the lawsuit against the county, the lawyer for Saffioti’s mother said the jail failed to document serious health problems and declined to place him in a medical unit. He had a life-threatening allergy to dairy products, among other problems.

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick was sheriff at the time of the death.

Information from The Associated Press is included in this story.