September 21, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Inquest Jury Says ‘Significant and Multiple Failings’ Led to Murder Suspect’s Suicide in UK Jail

LONDON—An inquest jury in London has said there were “significant and multiple failings” by the authorities which led to a murder suspect taking his own life in Belmarsh prison in January 2020, while awaiting trial.
Liridon Saliuka, 29, was found hanged in his cell at Belmarsh on Jan. 2, 2020, six months after he was first remanded in custody for the murder of a man at a snooker club in east London.
On Thursday the jury returned with a short narrative verdict in which they said Saliuka had committed suicide “following significant and multiple failings,” including an inability to recognise his disability and his need for an orthopaedic mattress….
Source: The Epoch Times