The city Medical Examiner has classified the Aug. 19 death of a Rikers Island inmate who swallowed a ball of laundry detergent as a homicide, the Voice has learned. The death of Jason Echeverria in the Mental Health Assessment Unit in the George R. Vierno Center is believed to be the first homicide ... More >>
Inmate Patrick Miller didn't beat the system. It beat him.
Heath Ledger accidently overdosed on a toxic combination of prescription drugs that included versions of OxyContin, Valium, Xanax, sleeping pills and ibuprofen, the New York City Medical Examiner said early Wednesday morning. "Mr. Heath Ledger died as the result of acute intoxication by the combine ... More >>
A Familys Search for the Truth About an Alleged Death in Police Custody
A suspicious death in police custody and a comatose prisoner raise new charges of misconduct as Amnesty International blasts the NYPD
D.A. Probes Death of Brooklyn Tenant