A judge yesterday ordered a public inquiry into a suicide attempt by a vulnerable remand prisoner which left him with permanent brain damage.

In a ruling that paves the way for public inquiries into suicide attempts by other "at risk" prisoners, Mr Justice Munby said the attempted suicide of the inmate raised "real and very worrying doubts" about whether there was sufficient protection for those who posed serious suicide risks while in prison.

0 comments… add one

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to toolbar