Coronavirus USA Update: 1st inmate dies in federal prison of COVID-19

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Coronavirus USA Update: 1st inmate dies in federal prison of COVID-19
Coronavirus USA Update: 1st inmate dies in federal prison of COVID-19

This is the first known death inside the Bureau of Prisons.

Patrick Jones, 49, was sentenced to 324 months in prison for or possession of 425 grams of crack cocaine with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a junior college, the BOP said in a press release.

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Jones was the first inmate inside the BOP to test positive on March 19. He was placed on a ventilator one day later and he died Saturday.

– Madison Square Garden Company CEO James Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a spokesperson.

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Dolan, 64, took over as CEO of Cablevision, the powerhouse cable company, from his father, Charles, but is most known in New York City for being owner of the NBA’s New York Knicks and NHL’s New York Rangers.

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As chairman of The Madison Square Garden Company, he oversees those teams as well as television station MSG Network and owns the world famous Madison Square Garden in Manhattan.

Cablevision was sold in 2016 upon which time he left as CEO.

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