Hernandez Death Reflects High MA Prison Suicide Rate

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Twenty years ago, a high-profile inmate suicide in Massachusetts made national news and prompted calls for reform. In the two decades since, the state has made strides to improve mental health care and deter suicides in prison, but the rate of self-inflicted inmate deaths in the state remains among the highest in the U.S., the Boston Globe reports . . .

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