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Inmate who attempted suicide at OPP dies in hospital

NEW ORLEANS – A man who attempted suicide earlier this month while in custody at Orleans Parish Prison died over the weekend at University Medical Center. 62 more words

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Inmate who died in OPP victim of 'acute cocaine intoxication'

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish Prison inmate who died in custody in February was the victim of “acute cocaine intoxication.”

New Orleans Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse said 23-year-old Colby Crawford’s death has been classified as accidental. 93 more words

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Inmate who died in OPP showed signs related to 'medication-related deaths'

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The inmate who died in custody at Orleans Parish Prison earlier this week showed symptoms often found in “medication-related deaths,” according to Orleans Coroner Dr. 141 more words

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Orleans Parish inmate dies in jail cell

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office announced the death of an inmate Wednesday night, Feb. 22.

According to a written statement from an OPSO spokesperson, the inmate was found unresponsive by his cell mate a little before 8:00 pm. 86 more words

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Defendants charged with minor offenses in New Orleans no longer have to pay bail

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans City Council has voted unanimously to eliminate bail for most people charged with minor offenses, in an effort to reduce the Orleans Parish jail population. 194 more words

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Inmate stabbed four times during fight

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – An Orleans Parish Prison inmate was stabbed during a fight at Central Lockup yesterday.

Two unnamed inmates were fighting when one pulled “a sharp object” and stabbed the other inmate four times, according to the NOPD. 19 more words

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