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Rikers Employees Disciplined over Death of Layleen Polanco, Afro-Latinx Trans Woman

HeadlineJun 29, 2020
Image Credit: Facebook: Layleen Cubilette Polanco

In the United States, 17 employees at Rikers Island will face disciplinary action for the death of Layleen Polanco, a transgender Afro-Latinx woman who was found dead in her jail cell in June last year. Four officers were suspended without pay.

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