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Inmate found dead in prison cell

AN inmate was found dead in his cell at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services on Saturday, however police yesterday declined to say whether they suspect foul play.

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Inmate died after fight with another prisoner

THE inmate who died in hospital last week was injured during a fight with another inmate in the Medium Security Housing Unit, according to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

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'Police should investigate prison sick notes' says former senior officer

FORMER Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Thompson yesterday called for the government to allow the Royal Bahamas Police Force to investigate recent claims by government officials that one doctor allegedly provided 69 prison officers with sick notes in one day.

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INSIGHT: The harsh reality of life behind bars

“Ask the Bahamian people,” pleaded the young man with his hair sectioned into four matted plaits, his voice cracking with urgency and barely audible as it travelled through the screened bars that serve as a barrier between maximum security inmates and the visiting public.


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