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September 2, 2014

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In this March 12, 2014, photo, Alma Murdough and her daughter Cheryl Warner hold a photo of Murdough's son at her home in the Queens borough of New York. Jerome Murdough, a mentally ill, homeless former Marine arrested for sleeping in the roof landing of a New York City public housing project died last month in a Rikers Island jail cell that multiple city officials say was at least 100 degrees when his body was discovered.

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In this March 12, 2014, photo, Alma Murdough and her daughter Cheryl Warner hold a photo of Murdough's son at her home in the Queens borough of New York. Jerome Murdough, a mentally ill, homeless former Marine arrested for sleeping in the roof landing of a New York City public housing project died last month in a Rikers Island jail cell that multiple city officials say was at least 100 degrees when his body was discovered.