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By Michael Bilow

COVID Featured News

By Michael Bilow

A second inmate has died from COVID-19 at the Adult Correctional Institution (ACI), according to a statement from the RI Department of Corrections (DoC) on the afternoon of Friday, December 25. Motif previously reported the first inmate death on Saturday, December 19, and the first staff death on Monday, December 14. “The inmate requested ‘Comfort Measures Only’ and that no extraordinary measures be taken to keep him alive. He was 79 years old,” the DoC said. “The inmate had other serious complicating health conditions that contributed to his death. He was being treated at Rhode Island Hospital for complications of...

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