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$25M lawsuit for inmate who died in hot Rikers cell
Friday May 16th 2014, 6:14 am Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a one-hundred-degree cell at Rikers plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit. Department of Correction officials say a heating malfunction caused the 56-year-old former Marine's cell to overheat. They say he wasn't checked for hours. [News Source]