1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Correction
  4. Article 22: Miscellaneous Provisions

Section 624 Next of kin; death of inmate

Correction (COR)

The department shall be responsive to inquiries from the next of kin and other person designated as the representative of any inmate whose death takes place during custody regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of such inmate, the medical procedures used and the cause of death including preliminary determinations and final determination as reported by an autopsy report. The next of kin and other person designated as a representative shall be identified from the emergency contact information previously provided by the inmate to the department.