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Ramsey Orta, who filmed Eric Garner’s death, served poisoned meatloaf in jail

Ramsey Orta and Eric Garner death (Photo Source: Ramsey Orta Facebook pic-Eric Garner YouTube screen shot)

Ramsey Orta and Eric Garner (Photo sources: Ramsey Orta Facebook; Eric Garner: YouTube screenshot)

Ever since Ramsey Orta became famous by filming the death of his friend Eric Garner being killed by NYPD police last year, he has become a target of law enforcement. Last year, he was jailed four times, including for drug possession and gun charges but he claims he was set up by police. Since the time of his arrest, Orta has lived in constant fear for his life while he was incarcerated and apparently he had good cause.

Orta filed a lawsuit last week that claims he and 19 other inmates were fed a meatloaf that contained rat poison in April 2015. Although Orta did not eat the poison he claims that he suffered “severe personal injuries and emotional anguish” over the incident.

A spokesman for the New York City Law Department said that “the allegations will be reviewed.” It has been confirmed by a lab that the meatloaf did contain rat poison.

Orta is currently out of jail and awaiting trial for one of his prior arrests.


  1. Malibu Jones on October 5, 2015 at 5:08 pm

    Geesh. Some people or someone will stop at nothing to silence and harm this man.

  2. LA_CC on October 5, 2015 at 11:35 pm

    Well, let’s have that Benghazi committee drop the bs and investigate THIS. I expect to see a thorough investigation into this incident.

    • Smokratez on October 6, 2015 at 4:37 am

      You mean stop trying to get a serial criminal like Hilary in jail?

      • namedmesunshine on October 6, 2015 at 10:33 am

        Let’s put Bush in there with her….lying to the world for war and oil…smh

  3. .... on October 7, 2015 at 3:54 am

    Sounds more like he POd an inmate with kitchen duty.

    • Likewaterforchoc on October 8, 2015 at 1:26 pm

      Haven’t been following his story have you?

    • guest on October 9, 2015 at 9:33 am

      No cops have been out to get him ever since the video went public.

      • John on October 10, 2015 at 2:08 am

        Do you mean, No, Cops have been or No cops? Two entirely different scenarios distinguished by a comma….serious question.

  4. Bella on June 5, 2016 at 6:12 pm

    Sounds like somebody wants to stir shit up….with drug possessions and illegal weapons charges under his belt…what judge would throw out this case????