Sing Sing

John Esposito convicted in the 1992 abduction of Katie Beers was found dead in his cell at Sing Sing prison. (Credit CBS 2)

Parole Board: Katie Beers’ Captor Would Have Been Denied Release

John Esposito died last week of natural causes at Sing Sing prison in Ossining. He did not know of the decision when he died.

09/09/2013

John Esposito convicted in the 1992 abduction of Katie Beers was found dead in his cell at Sing Sing prison. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Convicted In Katie Beers Abduction Found Dead In Cell At Sing Sing

John Esposito, 64, was found shortly after a parole hearing, CBS 2 reported. It appears that he died of natural causes, according to the Department of Correction.

09/05/2013

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Staten Island, Bronx Prisons Among Those Now Closed In New York

The state recently closed the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island, the seventh prison, camp or work release facility shuttered in 2011 as New York transferred about 2,600 inmates and 1,400 staff to its 60 remaining penal units in an effort to save millions of dollars and remove excess capacity.

01/03/2012

Dewey Bozella

Innocent Man Leaves NY Prison For Boxing Ring

Bozella was up the Hudson River at Sing Sing, one of the nation’s most notorious prisons. Sent there for the 1977 murder of a 92-year-old woman in Poughkeepsie, maintained his innocence.

10/14/2011