Death of mentally ill inmate locked in hot shower until his skin fell off ruled accidental

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Darren Rainey mugshot (Miami- Dade Corrections)

Death of mentally ill inmate locked in hot shower until his skin fell off ruled accidental

TOM BOGGIONI 25 Jan 2016 at 14:01 ET

“Obviously his life was of no value because he was a black, poor, mentally disabled, a Muslim prisoner,” Harold Hempstead, the inmate who heard his screams from a cell beneath a shower, told the Herald. “The decision shows that black lives don’t matter.”

The death of a mentally ill Florida inmate who begged for his life as his skin was scalded from his body in a locked shower stall has been ruled accidental, according to reports.

According to the Miami Herald, the death of Darren Rainey, 50, in 2012 was attributed to complications stemming from schizophrenia, heart disease and “confinement” in the shower where he was placed as punishment for defecating in his cell and then refusing…

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