Harlem Inmate Who Died In Cell Has Funeral

Funeral held for NYC inmate who died in hot cellA mentally ill, homeless former Marine who died in an overheated jail cell more than two months ago was a giving and kind person, his relatives said Friday during a modest family funeral.

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Harlem Inmate ‘Baked To Death’ In Rikers Island Jail Cell

80ca134cff97e90a4e0f6a706700365cJerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem public housing project where he was arrested for trespassing. Continue Reading →