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Transgender inmate Layleen Polanco is ‘murdered’ in Rikers Island penitentiary

Transgender inmate murdered in prison.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — Law enforcement officials in New York are probing the insoluble quietus of transgender inmate Layleen Polanco who was found dead inside her jail cell Friday afternoon. Her passing took place at the Rose M. Singer Center on Rikers Island — a correctional facility that incarcerates female detainees. Layleen ...

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