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The deaths of 18-24 year olds in prison custody since 2000

1 July 2015

Today, 1 July 2015, the Ministry of Justice has released a statistical notice on the self-inflicted deaths in prison custody in England and Wales. INQUEST would like to draw attention to its seperate findings on the number of young prisoners, aged 18-24, who have taken their lives between January 2000 and June 2015. 

From January 2000 and June 2015, there has been a total of 250 deaths of prisoners aged 18-24 years. See a yearly breakdown below. 

 

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