Death In Custody
Police said a man with an active arrest warrant died in custody in Queens Wednesday afternoon, after developing difficulty breathing due to a medical condition.
Former New York City radio personality Dave Herman died Thursday while in custody in New Jersey, where he was awaiting trial on charges in a child sex sting.
Family members rallied in Brooklyn Saturday on behalf of a woman who died in police custody, claiming that police ignored her please for medical attention until it was too late.
A man was found hanged in his jail cell this week, after being arrested when police caught him sleeping in a restaurant on Staten Island.