When inmate Darren Rainey died an excruciating death in a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution, allegedly being punished by guards, Jerry Cummings was the warden. Cummings, in his first on-camera interview, told CBS4’s Gary Nelson he was made the scapegoat after Rainey’s death was revealed this year in an expose by The Miami Herald.
In the wake of a death of Miami-Dade mentally ill inmate who died after being left in a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution, the state’s Department of Corrections is set to announce new reforms to protect those in the custody of the state.
An investigation is underway at Dade Correctional Institution after a fight between two inmates left one inmate dead.
Emails sent by Jim Cumming, the former Dade Correctional Institution, in the days after a mentally ill inmate’s scalded body was found in a puddle of water in a shower provide very few details about what actually happened.
An inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate who hung himself Saturday at the Main Jail in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
A woman who died while incarcerated at the Stock Island jail in the Florida Keys apparently passed away from natural causes.