Jury returns open verdict on prisoner hanged in cell – The Guardian

Posted June 26th, 2012 in bullying, coroners, death in custody, inquests, judicial review, news by sally

“An inquest jury has returned an open verdict on the death of a prisoner found hanged alone in his locked cell. Their decision came after a high court judge made an unusual intervention by forbidding the coroner from inviting the jury to consider verdicts of murder or manslaughter. The panel also found prison officers had turned a blind eye to the bullying of the inmate by other prisoners.”

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The Guardian, 26th June 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk