Styal prison rapped over teenage death

An inquest jury found this week that a series of failures at Styal
prison contributed to the death of teenager Sarah Campbell.

The 18 year old died after overdosing on her prescribed medication,
Dothiepin, in January 2003 while at the prison. She was in the
segregation unit at the time of her death.

The jury found that the prison had failed in its duty of care
through its lack of urgency in formulating care plans and the lack
of communication between health care professionals and disciplinary

Other concerns raised by the jury included the failure to
understand procedures for prisoners who are seen as at risk of self

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