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First Rikers detainee dies in 2023

By: Tandy Lau via Amsterdam News Marvin Pines is the first person to die in Department of Corrections (DOC) custody this year. The 65-year-old was pronounced dead at the North Infirmary Command (NIC) on Rikers Island this past Saturday, Feb. 4, at around 6:18 a.m. “Any death in custody is a tragedy,” said DOC Commissioner […]