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Rikers Island guards failed to act for 7 minutes while detainee, 18, hanged himself: report


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Four New York City corrections officers were suspended this week after failing to intervene in an attempted suicide that left an 18-year-old inmate in a medically induced coma, a report revealed Tuesday.

Three officers and a captain were suspended after they failed to stop Nicholas Feliciano from hanging himself inside a Rikers Island jail cell last week, The New York Times reported, citing sources who spoke on condition of anonymity.


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