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12 Prisoners Have Died in New York City Jails in 2021

HeadlineSep 23, 2021

Another New York City prisoner has died. Twenty-four-year-old Stephan Khadu on Wednesday became the 12th prisoner to die in a New York City jail since December. He was locked up at the Vernon C. Bain jail, which is located on a floating barge docked just north of Rikers, where the 11 other prisoners who died in 2021 were detained.

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