BOP Aliceville Deaths 2

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Bureau of Prisons of the United States of America.
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Rejected

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From: CJ Ciaramella


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

- Any records related to the death of FCI Aliceville inmate Rosemary Ofume, who died on or around 3/21/18. For the purpose of this request, this includes but is not limited to records such as clinical encounters and requests to staff prior to her death, as well as any post-mortem reports, notifications, or investigations.

- Any records related to the death of FCI Aliceville inmate Jean Cox, who died on or around July 14, 2017. For the purpose of this request, this includes but is not limited to records such as clinical encounters and requests to staff prior to her death, as well as any post-mortem reports, notifications, or investigations.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

From: Bureau of Prisons

Good morning,

This is in response to your request for information under provisions of the Freedom of Information/Privacy Acts. We determined your request cannot be processed for the reason(s) identified below.

We are unable to identify the subject(s) of your request. If you have additional information, such as the Federal Register Number (xxxxx-xxx), FBI number, full name, dates/locations of federally incarceration, please submit another request with this data.

Additionally, outside of requesting public information on any individual, in order for us to release records, your request must be accompanied by a signed authorization from the person to whom the records pertain or proof of death. Your request did not contain proof of death. Consequently, the non-public records you seek are exempt from disclosure to you.

If you have questions about this response please feel free to contact the undersigned, this office, or the Federal Bureau of Prisons' (BOP) FOIA Public Liaison, Mr. C. Darnell Stroble at 202-616-7750, 320 First Street NW, Suite 936, Washington DC 20534, or ogc_efoia@bop.gov.

Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information, Services, National Archives and Records Administration, Room 2510, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001; e-mail at ogis@nara.gov; telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at 202-741-5769.

If you are not satisfied with my response to this request, you may administratively appeal by writing to the Director, Office of Information Policy (OIP), United States Department of Justice, Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530-0001, or you may submit an appeal through OIP's FOIAonline portal by creating an account at: https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/home. Your appeal must be postmarked or electronically transmitted within 90 days of the date of my response to your request. If you submit your appeal by mail, both the letter and the envelope should be clearly marked "Freedom of Information Act Appeal."

Sincerely,
T. Allen, for
Eugene Baime
Supervisory Attorney

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