Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- An inmate named Jamel Floyd in the Brooklyn area of New York has died after he was pepper-sprayed by staff.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, Jamel Floyd, 35, barricaded himself inside the cell and used a metal object to break the cell door window.
Floyd reportedly as he and those around him became potentially harmful, pepper spray was then deployed against to Floyd while staff removed him from the cell.
Floyd, who remained unresponsive after the intervention, was taken to hospital and died in hospital, said in a statement.
An investigation has been launched into the incident.