The US has some of the highest prison suicide rates in the world. And, mysterious deaths in prisons happen quite frequently. We keep you informed of prison deaths and suicide epidemics troubling prison loved ones across the country.

51 prison inmates died in North Carolina county jails in just 5 years. Patrick O'Malley was one of them. (Video)
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51 Prison Inmates Died in North Carolina County Jails Within 5 Years (Video)

Monday, US News reported on an independent investigation carried out by the News & Observer newspaper in Raleigh, North Carolina. It revealed that 51 prison inmates died in North Carolina county jails over a 5-year period. Investigations found that these inmates were left unsupervised against state regulations. North Carolina Department of Public Safety Regulations In the […]

Inmate Robert Daidone committed suicide at the Maury Correctional Institution in North Carolina while in solitary confinement.
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North Carolina & California Prisons Hard Hit with Suicides in 2016

Robert Daidone, a prisoner at Maury Correctional Institution in North Carolina was found dead in his cell last Tuesday. The 28-year old makes the state’s 5th prison suicide this year alone. According to The Charlotte Observer, prison authorities are currently investigating Daidone’s death. Daidone was serving time in the Eastern NC DPS facility for various […]

Shaylene "Blue" Graves committed suicide at CIW just six days before her scheduled release.
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Another Inmate Commits Suicide at CIW… Just 6 Weeks before Her Release Date

Erika Rocha and Shaylene “Blue” Graves both committed suicide at CIW this year. Why are there so many suicides at CIW, and what can be done about it? CORONA, Calif. – June 8, 2016 – PRLog — There has been yet another suicide reported at the Correctional Institute for Women in Corona, CA, otherwise known […]