Feds Seek 30-Year Term for Jail Guard in Beating Death

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Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence a former correction officer on New York City's Rikers Island jail complex to nearly 30 years in prison for violating the civil rights of a seriously ill inmate who died after the officer assaulted him, the New York Times reports. The officer, Brian Coll, 48, kicked the inmate, Ronald Spear, repeatedly in the head while . . .

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