Inmate’s Suicide Leads to $7M Settlement With Prison Company in Philadelphia

Such placements must be approved by the warden within 24 hours, reviewed by a committee every seven days and then again be approved by the warden in writing after 30 days.

“This is a significant result for a family dedicated to obtaining justice for their daughter and seeking to prevent future mistreatment of the mentally ill at George W. Hill Correctional Facility,” said Inscho. “The company that profited from holding Janene in solitary confinement and whose employee taunted her to kill herself were held responsible. Equally as important, the new operator has agreed to make substantial changes that will prevent mentally ill people from being held in these cruel and inhumane conditions.”

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