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Deaths in custody

Kyle Nagel (@KyleNagelDDN)

There were 31,964 deaths among state prisoners nationally from 2001-10, while 10,906 local jail inmates died in custody from 2000-10. Suicides remain the top cause of local jail inmate deaths, a topic studied by reporter Tom Beyerlein.

Here, a breakdown of government data on deaths in custody.

 

 



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