Darren Rainey was locked in a scalding jail shower and when he came out, his skin melted off. The wait for an autopsy took years. The wait for justice continues.
For a man who died in a shower, officials were in a hurry to cremate his body.
Miami cops showed up at the doorstep of Andre Chapman in 2012 with news: His younger brother Darren Rainey died after “he collapsed in the shower” inside Dade Correctional Institution in Miami, Florida.
Chapman didn’t even know his schizophrenia-stricken brother had been moved to Miami.
And while he was forced to come to grips with the sudden loss, Chapman said he was already being pushed by a Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s officer to cremate his brother’s remains.
“I asked the man, ‘What does his body look like?’ He says, ‘It looks fine,’” Chapman told The Daily Beast.
“This was before I found out he was put in the shower and scalded to death.”
After getting that news, Chapman called the same official who had prodded him to quickly cremate his brother—in other words, destroy the evidence.
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