Monday, December 10, 2007

BREAKDOWN: The Prison Suicide Crisis. Part 2

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Part 2: An inmate's suicide
Nelson Rodriguez was a mentally-retarded 26-year-old when he hanged himself in the notorious 10-block isolation unit at MCI-Cedar Junction. Unable to master the rules of prison life, he was repeatedly punished with solitary confinement.

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