$5.7 Million Settlement Reached In Death Of Mentally Ill Rikers InmateNew York City has reached a $5.7 million settlement with the family of Bradley Ballard, a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication.
Mother Of Inmate Who Died At Rikers Island Files Wrongful Death SuitThe mother of a mentally ill and diabetic inmate who died after spending seven days locked inside a Rikers Island jail cell announced Wednesday that she had filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
September Death Of Mentally Ill Rikers Island Inmate Ruled A HomicideThe death of a seriously mentally ill and diabetic inmate who sexually mutilated himself after seven days in a New York City jail cell has been ruled a homicide.
Task Force Created To Aid NYC's Mentally Ill InmatesMayor Bill de Blasio has announced the creation of a task force that seeks to reduce the number of mentally ill inmates in New York City's jails.
AP: Inmate Died After Being Locked Alone In Rikers Island Cell For 7 DaysDocuments show a mentally ill inmate locked alone in his Rikers Island cell last September died after he was found naked and covered in feces.