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$7,500 Settlement in Pennsylvania Prisoner’s Suicide

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PDOC) agreed to pay a meager $7,500 to settle a lawsuit that alleged its employees failed to properly treat a teenage prisoner’s mental health issues, resulting in her suicide.

Teasia M. Long was 17 on February 3, 2014 when she ignited rags doused with ...

 

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