Stolen Lives and Missed Opportunities

A new evidence-based report published today, Stolen Lives and Missed Opportunities: The deaths of young adults and children in prison, reveals that in the past four years on average more than one young person has taken their life in prison across England and Wales every month.

The report covers the period between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2014, and documents the deaths of 62 young people and three children (one aged 15 and two aged 17) who have died in prison.

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