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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of New York

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Press Conference Advisory: Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.

There will be a press conference today at 1 p.m. to announce criminal civil rights and obstruction charges against five New York State correction officers involved in a November 2013 beating of an inmate at the Downstate Correctional Facility in Fishkill, New York.  A relevant charging document is attached.    


Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York

William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

William V. Grady, the District Attorney of Dutchess County


Press Conference


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.


U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New Yor

1 St. Andrew’s Plaza

New York, NY 10007


James Margolin, Dawn Dearden, Nicholas Biase

(212) 637-2600


Updated September 21, 2016