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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.
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