Malik Bey (Meral Smith)

Malik is one of the Virgin Island 3 serving 8 consecutive life sentences after being tortured into a false confession, then wrongly imprisoned. He was 22 at the time of his arrest in 1972. Now in his 60s, he has several chronic health issues that are difficult to treat inside prison including cancer. He has support within the Virgin Islands and mainland U.S. should he be granted clemency like his former codefendant Rafael Joseph was in 1994.

Malik is an avid poet, and his poetry addresses social justice issues.

Note:

His ID# that must appear on the envelope if writing a letter is #19-1874

For Commissary his number is #516-1387

Instructions for Depositing Money into Inmate Trust via Wachovia Lockbox:

1. Obtain money orders and / or cashier’s checks made payable to inmate. Personal checks and cash are not accepted.

2. Mail money orders and / or cashier’s checks in envelopes addressed in the following manner:

CCA Inmate Trust
(Inmate Last Name, Inmate First Name / Inmate CCA Commissary #)
Facility: ________________
P.O. Box 933488
Atlanta, GA 31193-3488

3. Make sure sender's first and last name and return address is on the envelope.

4. Do NOT include any correspondence such as letters, cards, pictures, or packages with a money order or cashier’s check. None of these items sent to this address will be forwarded to the inmate or returned to sender.

You can also send money via Western Union by using the Internet, by phone or by a Walk-in Cash Payment. The website for internet is www.westernunion.com/corrections. The phone number for phone quick collect is 1-800-634-3422.
 

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Birthday: 

Sunday, October 8, 1950

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Mailing Address: 

Meral Smith #19-1874
Citrus County Detention Facility
2604 W. Woodland Ridge Dr.
Lecanto, FL 34461
United States

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