February 8, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Murder Suspect Found Hanged in UK Prison Told Sister He Was ‘Innocent,’ Inquest Told

LONDON—An inquest into the death of a murder suspect who was found hanged in London’s Belmarsh prison while on remand has heard from his sister how he had phoned her after his arrest and told her he was “innocent” and would clear his name.
Liridon Saliuka, 29, was found hanged in his cell at Belmarsh prison on Jan. 2, 2020, six months after he was first remanded in custody for murder.
His sister Dita Saliuka told London Inner South Coroner’s Court on Monday, “He was loving, affectionate, and funny and loved spending time with people.”
But she said Saliuka was almost killed in a car accident in January 2019 and was taken to hospital by air ambulance and needed a series of operations to save his life and his mobility….
Source: The Epoch Times