Another detainee dies on Rikers Island after electeds warned of deplorable conditions

The death count continues to rise inside the city’s jail complex on Rikers Island.

Isaabdul Karim, 42, died while in custody at the North Infirmary Command Sunday evening, becoming the 11th fatality so far this year on Rikers Island. The cause of death is under investigation with confirmation pending from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

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