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$2 Million Deal Reached In Rikers Island Hot Cell DeathThe city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said.
Mother Of Inmate Who Died In Hot NYC Cell Files $25M LawsuitAlma Murdough's attorney, Derek Sells, said he will also ask the city to preserve all communications and 911 recordings regarding former Marine Jerome Murdough's death on Rikers Island.
Officials: Mentally Ill Homeless Veteran 'Baked To Death' In Overheated Jail CellA mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month "essentially baked to death'' in a jail cell that overheated to more than 100 degrees, a New York City official told The Associated Press.
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