Prison staff failed to help suicidal inmate, inquest hears

CBC News

An inquest into the death of an aboriginal prisoner heard Tuesday that corrections officials were aware of his history of depression and suicide attempts, but he never got the help he needed.

Martin Blackwind, 52, died in 2006 after slashing his arm in a prison cell at Warkworth penitentiary in eastern Ontario.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2010/01/26/blackwind-inquest026.html#ixzz0dpd8AWBT
 

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