NY Asks Feds to Probe 2013 Rikers Island Inmate Death

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors should launch a civil rights probe into the 2013 death of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who was locked in his cell for six days without care or medication, a state oversight panel concluded in a review that called the treatment “so incompetent and inadequate as to shock the conscience.”

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NY Asks Feds to Probe 2013 Rikers Island Inmate Death

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors should launch a civil rights probe into the 2013 death of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who was locked in his cell for six days without care or medication, a state oversight panel concluded in a review that called the treatment “so incompetent and inadequate as to shock the conscience.”

To read the full original article, click here.

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