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Inmate's suicide is fifth this year in Oahu prisons

A man who said he was mentally ill is found hanged at OCCC in Kalihi

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 05, 2013

~~<p>A 48-year-old homeless man, awaiting trial in the fatal stabbing of another homeless man at a Kailua park on July 12, hanged himself Saturday at the Oahu Community Correctional Center.</p>
<p>It was the sixth death this year at an Oahu prison from other-than-natural causes, and it was the fifth suicide. An OCCC inmate was beaten to death by another inmate in March.</p>
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A 48-year-old homeless man, awaiting trial in the fatal stabbing of another homeless man at a Kailua park on July 12, hanged himself Saturday at the Oahu Community Correctional Center.

It was the sixth death this year at an Oahu prison from other-than-natural causes, and it was the fifth suicide. An OCCC inmate was beaten to death by another inmate in March. Login for more...



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