Why Have Jail Suicides Soared in Bexar County, Texas?

Chuck Kerr
San Antonio Current | October 17, 2012
Up until 2009, suicides were rare at the Bexar County jail. More common were inmates dying from natural causes, like liver failure or complications from lung cancer.

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