Study of NYC jails shows inmates in solitary confinement are more likely to harm themselves

  • by: JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 12, 2014 - 3:30 PM

NEW YORK — A first-of-its-kind study found that New York City jail inmates sent to solitary confinement are nearly seven times more likely to try to hurt or kill themselves than those never assigned to it.

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