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Department of Correction: 8th person dies at Rikers Island this year

By: News 12 Staff via News12 Brooklyn Department of Correction: 8th person dies at Rikers Island this year Aug 22, 2023, 1:27pmUpdated 23h ago By: News 12 Staff 0:13 / 1:59 1:59 An eighth person has died this year at Rikers Island on Tuesday, according to the New York City Department of Correction. The DOC said Donny Ubiera, 33, was […]

Yet Another Person Dies While Detained at Rikers Island Jail Complex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Contact: Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org • 347-201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter •  #ShutRikers #CloseRikers #CutShutInvestNY Yet Another Person Dies While Detained at Rikers Island Jail Complex Since Mayor Adams Took Office, At Least 27 People Have Died in NYC Jails Death Comes Less Than Two Weeks after U.S. District Court […]