A diabetic jail inmate died after being left alone and covered in his own feces for a week, said his attorney, who accused officials of failing to get medical treatment for him despite knowing of his condition.
Rodolfo Ramos, who was awaiting trial on kidnapping charges, died April 14 at a hospital, and pictures at a news conference showed his body covered by some type of bite. He was taken to the hospital March 25 from his solitary cell, where he had been for several days. Continue reading “Miami jail inmate’s treatment questioned”
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The state’s new method of electrocution, a single, sustained jolt instead of several shorter ones, could leave the condemned’s heart beating well after the shock, backers and foes of the protocol say.
The macabre image of a strapped-down inmate, possibly brain dead but with a pulsating heart, could sharpen an already tense debate as Nebraska, the only state with the electric chair as its sole means of execution, prepares to put to death its first prisoner in a decade. Continue reading “Talk that inmate’s heart could beat after jolt enters debate over …”
The six people seated at a table in the visitors room at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility shared a common experience they each were impacted by a violent crime.
Their audience also shared a common thread they each had been convicted of a crime. Continue reading “FDCF inmates hear victims stories”
A CONVICTED armed robber turned rap singer has published the first of a series of internet blogs by prisoners currently serving time in NSW jails.
David Parsons – known in the hip-hop scene as rapper “Big Dave” – is running the blogs to give inmates “a voice outside of the prison walls”. Continue reading “Inmates speak out on internet”
Two perilous inmates jumped out of a running police vehicle after cutting its iron bars, at Adiala Road Thursday evening. The escorting police, however, arrested them after a long chase, police said, adding a police official hurt during the hunting of the accused. Continue reading “Escape attempt by two inmates foiled”
A 21-year-old inmate at the Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution was briefly hospitalized Tuesday after swallowing a razorblade, according to a state Department of Corrections spokesman. Continue reading “Inmate swallows razorblade”
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