Marcia Powell, whose death remains unavengedThe Maricopa County Attorney's Office did not review a 3,000 page internal Arizona Department of Corrections investigation into the 2009 cage death of Perryville Prison inmate Marcia Powell.The County Attorney's office last week declined to prosecute anyon ... More >>
Sadly, Marcia Powell may never get justiceThe Maricopa County Attorney's Office has chosen not to prosecute Arizona Department of Corrections staff in the death of inmate Marcia Powell.Powell, 48, died May 20, 2009, after being kept in a human cage in Goodyear's Perryville Prison for at le ... More >>
Marcia Powell, who died in ADC custody May 20
The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office has released the autopsy report and toxicology results for Marcia Powell, the 48-year-old woman who died May 20 after being confined to a human cage at Perryville Prison in Goodyear for some four h ... More >>
Why was Marcia Powell's plug pulled so quickly, when an investigation has now revealed next of kin?During a hearing today in Commissioner Michael Hintze's courtroom, the public guardian for Marcia Powell -- the inmate who died May 20 after prolonged exposure to 107 degree temperatures in an outside ... More >>
For those who haven't seen this, the AP is reporting that the Arizona Department of Corrections "has suspended the use of all outdoor holding cells while crews retrofit them to provide shade and water" following the heat-related demise of 48-year-old Marcia Powell.
Of course, this comes too late for ... More >>
ADC's initial mug shot of Marcia Powell...
ADC's new, more flattering photo of Powell...
The remains of 48-year-old Marcia Powell, who died May 20 after being confined to a human cage at Perryville Prison for at least four hours in the punishing Arizona sun, are being held by t ... More >>