Judge tries to figure out what happened at Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn

AmNews Staff Reports | 2/6/2019, 10:07 a.m.
Prison employees and inmates testified Tuesday that chilly temperatures inside a New York City federal lockup came days before a ...
Metropolitan Detention Center Wikipedia

Prison employees and inmates testified Tuesday that chilly temperatures inside a New York City federal lockup came days before a fire left some inmates without heat, light, hot water, and attorney and family visits for a week.

The extent of the damage from the Jan. 27 fire was described in detail at hearings in Manhattan and Brooklyn courts as advocates for the prisoners sought court intervention to force the federal government to be more forthcoming about problems at the Metropolitan Detention Center .

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