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Dane County, Wis., Sheriff David Mahoney looks through a small window in a solitary confinement cell at the county jail in Madison. Mahoney says he has no separate housing for inmates with certain behavioral, medical or mental health problems, so he has to put them in these cells even though he says it's "inhumane. But we're forced into a situation to keep these people alive." (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicidesMedication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided.
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