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Three prisoner deaths in 11 days

Dec 19, 2015 | by admin

A disturbing trend, three Arkansas prison inmates have died, from apparent suicides between December 11th. to the 19th..

December 11, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE — An inmate in the Washington County jail awaiting trial in connection with capital murder, committed suicide early Thursday morning, according to the Washington County sheriff’s office.

December 19, 2014

FORT SMITH — The Sebastian County sheriff’s office says the death of a jail inmate Thursday whose body was found hanging in a cell is under investigation.

December 19, 2014
NEWPORT — An inmate has died two days after a suicide attempt, Arkansas prison officials said Thursday. Department of Correction spokesman said Jesse James, 29, of Conway died Wednesday night at a hospital where he was taken after being found hanging from a bed sheet in his cell at the Grimes Unit in Newport.