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Ward of the State commits suicide

Published:Saturday | February 21, 2015 | 1:49 PM

A Ward of the State died yesterday after he was found hanging in the bathroom at the Rio Cobre Juvenile Correctional Centre in St Catherine.
 

The Department of Correctional Services has not released his identity, but says his parents have already been notified.

The Corrections Department says the Inspectorate Unit at the Ministry of National Security and the police have already begun probing the incident.

In a statement this morning, the Corrections Department says the ward was pronounced dead at the Spanish Town Hospital where he was taken after he was found hanging in the bathroom at the juvenile facility.