Transgender woman found dead in jail cell

Layleen Polanco, 27, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a cab driver in New York City.
0:44 | 06/10/19

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Transcript for Transgender woman found dead in jail cell
The rally will be held today a moment happened after transgender. Woman. Was found dead inside her jail cell at Rikers Island 27 year old Lee mean that Polanco. Was found unresponsive. Inside her cell on Saturday Blanco. Was arrested back in April accused of assaulting a cab driver in Harlem officials say her death does not appear to be foul play but. They are promising a full investigation. I should care about this person because this person is any human being. Who was in a jail for fighting moon. Advocates and members of the transgender community will hold a rally outside New York criminal court later today the medical examiner is now working to determine lane means. Cause of death.

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