Jailhouse suicides peak in 2014, totalling 40% of deaths

IMG title=”” alt=”” src=”http://www.mineralmuseum.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/wpid-ac8f22070c58781028f4bf2542b1e99d.jpg” IMG class=hide alt=”Jailhouse suicides peak in 2014, totalling 40% of deaths” src=”http://www.mineralmuseum.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/wpid-ac8f22070c58781028f4bf2542b1e99d.jpg” (ANSA) – Rome, March 12 – Suicides in Italian prisons have peaked in the first months of 2014, totalling 40% of all jailhouse deaths reported so far, the president of the Italian Society of Psychiatrists, Claudio Mencacci, said on Wednesday. P”Suicides in Italian prisons have peaked again: 40% of all deaths in jail were suicides,” said Mencacci./PPSuicides comprised 30% of deaths reported in Italian jails last year./PPAccording to prisoners’ rights group Ristretti Orizzonti, which monitors jailhouse suicides and other deaths, 49 inmates of Italian prisons committed suicide in 2013 and 11 so far this year./PPThe highest number of suicides, or 72, occurred in 2009, and the highest number of non-suicide deaths, or 186, occurred in 2011./PIMG id=mediaViewer title=”” alt=”” src=”http://www.mineralmuseum.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/wpid-trasp116.gif”ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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