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17 prison guards restrained for transgender lady’s demise at Rikers Island

RIKERSISLAND 17 prison guards restrained for transgender lady's demise at Rikers Island

 

Layleen Cubilette-Polanco kicked the bucket a year ago while she was in isolation. 

 

Different prison guards are confronting disciplinary activity in association with the passing of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, a transgender lady who kicked the bucket a year ago as she was spending time in jail at New York’s Rikers Island prison. 

 

As indicated by CNN, a commander of the New York City Department of Correction and three officials were suspended without pay quickly, said Mayor Bill de Blasio in an announcement on Friday (June 26). Thirteen different officials will likewise be confronting disciplinary activity, yet their status is obscure. 

 

“The demise of Layleen Polanco was an unimaginably excruciating second for our city,” de Blasio said. “What happened to Layleen was totally unsatisfactory and it is important that there is responsibility.”

 

 

Article for HIPHOPSINCE1987 written by Jonathan P-Wright aka The Millennial General

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