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Articles by Jessica Lipscomb

Darren Rainey Died in Scalding Prison Shower Eight Years Ago Today, Still No Charges Filed

by Jessica Lipscomb, originally published in Miami New Times, June 23, 2020

Eight years ago, today, Florida prison guards locked 50-year-old Darren Rainey inside a shower room, set the water temperature to scalding-hot, and turned it on. Roughly two hours later, Rainey collapsed and died inside that 3-by-8.5-foot room. ...