Sarah Reed death: Mentally ill 'should not be assessed in prison'

Sarah Reed death: Mentally ill 'should not be assessed in prison' The mother of a woman who killed herself while she was in prison has said mentally ill people should not be assessed in prison. Sarah Reed, 32, died in Holloway Prison, north London in February last year. She was waiting to be assessed to see if she was mentally fit to plead after being charged with assaulting a nurse in a secure psychiatric unit. The government said it took prisoners’ mental health “extremely seriously”. Sarah’s mother Marilyn Reed said…

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