Daily News: Layleen Cubilette-Polanco: transgender woman found dead in Rikers Island cell died as a result of her epilepsy, medical examiner rules

By John Annese
July 30, 2019

A transgender woman found dead in her cell in solitary confinement at Rikers Island died of complications from epilepsy, the city medical examiner ruled Tuesday, but her family is arguing that given her illness she should have never been isolated.