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May 28 In Blogs: Marcia Powell, The Offspring, Tracy Dempsey and More

12 years ago by Jonathan McNamara
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Medical Examiner Holds Marcia Powell's Remains as Fiduciary Seeks Next of Kin Up on the...
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Service for Marcia Powell to Take Place at Encanto Community Church This Saturday

12 years ago by Stephen Lemons
As I mentioned in this week's Bird column, a group of Phoenix advocates and activists have banded together to hold a memorial service for Marcia Powell, the 48-year-old woman who died last week at Perryville Prison after being left in a human cage for at least four hours in the blazing Arizona sun...
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August 31 In Blogs: Marcia Powell, DJ AM, Prosciutto, and Fat Asses

11 years ago by Jonathan McNamara
​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Marcia Powell's Autopsy Report Rules Cage Death in ADC Custody an "Accident" Pastor Steven Anderson,...
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Marcia Powell Did Have Next of Kin, Says Guardian During Hearing

12 years ago by Stephen Lemons
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 cage at Goodyear's Perryville Prison -- informed the court that Powell's adoptive mother had been located.However, the woman,...
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Medical Examiner Holds Marcia Powell's Remains as Fiduciary Seeks Next of Kin

12 years ago by Stephen Lemons
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 the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office on the request of the county Fiduciary Office, MCME spokeswoman Gayle Milette...
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Marcia Powell Update: Her Guardian, the Cages, and a Friend from Perryville Speaks

12 years ago by Stephen Lemons
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 Powell,...
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Marcia Powell's Autopsy Report Rules Cage Death in ADC Custody an "Accident"

11 years ago by Stephen Lemons
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 hours in the blazing Arizona sun. The conclusion of Medical Examiner Mark...
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Arizona’s Shameless About the Cage Death of Marcia Powell

11 years ago by Stephen Lemons
CAGE TIME After wading through the Arizona Department of Corrections' recently released doorstop report on the cage death of Marcia Powell, I'm not sure whom I'd rather see get a taste of Powell's open-air sunbake: acting ADC director Charles Ryan, his pathetic excuse for a boss, Governor Jan Brewer, or...
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Marcia Powell's Death Unavenged: County Attorney Passes on Prosecuting Prison Staff

10 years ago by Stephen Lemons
The 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 least four hours in the blazing Arizona sun. This, despite a...
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Sept. 7 In Blogs: Marcia Powell, Adult Swim, Chromeo, Thai Elephant, and the Mesa Acid Attack

10 years ago by Jonathan McNamara
​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:...

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