Bronx man Victor Mercado, who had been held at Rikers Island since July, died Friday shortly after a judge granted him ...
The 64-year-old man, who had underlying health problems, died at a hospital shortly after a judge granted his release, his ...
The Department of Corrections says a 13th inmate has died while in custody on Rikers Island. Officials say 64-year-old Victor ...
Protesters in the Bronx pleaded for action on Oct. 19 as the inmate death toll on Rikers Island reaches horrendous heights.
Correction officers have started at least 40 online fundraisers for fellow officers suspended, terminated or facing ...
Compassionate release came too late for COVID-19 infected Rikers Island inmate Victor Mercado, 64. “It’s crazy the way they ...
A Bronx man held at Rikers Island on a weapons charge became the 13th inmate of the beleaguered correctional ... though it indicated that Mercado’s in-custody death “preliminary appears ...
Another person has died following a suicide attempt before he was set to be sent to New York City’s main jail complex where ...
New York City officials have confirmed another death of a detainee in the city’s jail system as the crisis at Rikers Island ...