Jeffrey Barry release ‘blunders’ led to neighbour murder – BBC News

Posted June 14th, 2018 in mental health, murder, news, secure hospitals by tracey

‘A series of failings led to the murder of a man by a violent schizophrenia patient, the BBC has learned. Jeffrey Barry stabbed neighbour Kamil Ahmad at their supported flats in Bristol in July 2016, hours after his release from a secure mental hospital. Barry had been detained after hearing voices and threatening to murder Mr Ahmad. But an independent panel was not told of his history of violence towards his neighbour before approving his release.’

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BBC News, 14th June 2018