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17.10.14 Our casework team has opened 326 cases so far this year

1.10.14 So far there have been 61 self-inflicted deaths in prison; 13 are of young people aged 18-24

09.09.14 There has been one death in immigration custody and another death of an immigration detainee held in prison

06.09.14 There has been one fatal police shooting in 2014

26.08.14 Another death of a woman in prison brings the total to 9 this year

16.08.14 Sixteen police deaths so far this year

02.07.14 Two deaths in Metropolitan Police custody in three weeks in June

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