Examiner Who Said Rainey’s Burned Body Showed No Trauma Got a Promotion and an Award

Earlier this month, New Times revealed that the Miami-Dade corrections officer who in 2012 locked inmate Darren Rainey in a scalding-hot shower until he died had gone on to become a patrol cop with the Miami Gardens Police Department. The backlash over his employment with MGPD prompted the city to begin the process of firing Clarke. Yet there is another key player in the Rainey drama who has also escaped much public scrutiny: Dr. Emma Lew, the medical examiner who said Rainey’s horrific death wasn’t anyone’s fault.

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