July 21, 2014 New York City to Pay $2.75 Million to Settle Suit in Death of Rikers Island Inmate,” The New York Times, Benjamin Weiser

21 Jul July 21, 2014 New York City to Pay $2.75 Million to Settle Suit in Death of Rikers Island Inmate,” The New York Times, Benjamin Weiser

Rikers Island correction officer beat inmate Ronald Spear to death

The homicide of Ronald Spear occurred at the North Infirmary Command at Rikers Island where he should have received treatment for kidney disease. Instead, he died of “blunt force trauma” to the head after being assaulted by correction staff.

“New York City to Pay $2.75 Million to Settle Suit in Death of Rikers Island Inmate,” The New York Times, Benjamin Weiser, July 21, 2014