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UPDATE: Youth dies one day after starting to serve sentence

The authorities at Corradino Correctional Facility are investigating the death of a 26-year-old Maltese inmate,who was found dead. Television Malta is informed the inmate took his own life.

In a statement issued by Corradino Correctional Facility, it was said the inmate was found unconscious in his cell, and was administered first aid by a Correctional officer until he was transferred to hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

TVM is informed that the youth had been in prison for a number of months, but had started serving a six-year sentence for rape some days ago.

An inquiry is under way.

 

 

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