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Families of prisoners who killed themselves express their anger


Aamna Mohdin

Dean Saunders and Sarah Reed died while waiting to be transferred to hospital

When Dean Saunders was 25, he was suddenly gripped by a mental health crisis. Convinced his family wanted to harm him, he attacked his brother with a knife. Then, as his father, Mark, tried to stop him from harming himself, he stabbed him in the stomach. A few minutes later, apparently unaware of what he had done, Dean said to Mark: “Dad, I’d never hurt you. I love you.”

The police arrested Saunders, a seriously ill young father, and charged him with two counts of attempted murder. But they told the family they understood he was unwell, and that he would be transferred to a hospital.

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