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ABC News
Nebraska Prison on Lockdown After 9 Staff Members Assaultedmembers at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who w
Nebraska Prison on Lockdown After 9 Staff Members Assaulted
ABC News / Posted 11 hours ago
members at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who were refusing to return to their cells. Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith told The Associated Press in an email Wednesday night that... Read more
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FOX News
Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaultedmembers at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who w
Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaulted
FOX News / Posted 11 hours ago
members at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who were refusing to return to their cells. Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith told The Associated Press in an email Wednesday night that... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaultedmembers at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who w
Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaulted
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 11 hours ago
members at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who were refusing to return to their cells. Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith told The Associated Press in an email Wednesday night that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaultedmembers at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who w
Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaulted
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 hours ago
members at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who were refusing to return to their cells. Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith told The Associated Press in an email Wednesday night that... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territoryearly on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he t
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territory
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 hours ago
early on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he took his own life. A spokesman for the NT Department of Correctional Services later confirmed the man was Indigenous and was being held on remand, awaiting trial. The... Read more
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The Age
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territoryearly on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he t
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territory
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
early on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he took his own life. A spokesman for the NT Department of Correctional Services later confirmed the man was Indigenous and was being held on remand, awaiting trial. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territoryearly on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he t
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territory
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
early on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he took his own life. A spokesman for the NT Department of Correctional Services later confirmed the man was Indigenous and was being held on remand, awaiting trial. The... Read more
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WA Today
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territoryearly on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he t
Indigenous man dies in custody in Northern Territory
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
early on Thursday. There was no evidence of foul play and it is understood he took his own life. A spokesman for the NT Department of Correctional Services later confirmed the man was Indigenous and was being held on remand, awaiting trial. The... Read more
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15h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indigenous Darwin inmate dies in custody: NT Correctionsprisoner has died in custody at Darwin Correctional Centre, Northern Territory
Indigenous Darwin inmate dies in custody: NT Corrections
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
prisoner has died in custody at Darwin Correctional Centre, Northern Territory Correctional Services has confirmed. A Department of Correctional Services spokesman could not confirm whether the death was suspicious or not. The minimum... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA slams presentation on Pollsmoor living conditionsConstitutional Court judge Edwin Cameron had raised issues of concern at the fa
DA slams presentation on Pollsmoor living conditions
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Constitutional Court judge Edwin Cameron had raised issues of concern at the facility in a report. Western Cape Department of Correctional Services addressed the parliamentary committee, highlighting steps taken to address pest... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Lincoln inmate assaulted staffer, prisons department saysThe state prisons department says an inmate has assaulted a staff member at the
Lincoln inmate assaulted staffer, prisons department says
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
The state prisons department says an inmate has assaulted a staff member at the Lincoln Correctional Center. The Department of Correctional Services says that around 6:30 p.m. Sunday the inmate threatened to harm the staffer. Two other staff members... Read more
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Freeman journal
Plea hearingasked Stoebe to release his client from jail, but require him to sign up for pr
Plea hearing
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
asked Stoebe to release his client from jail, but require him to sign up for pre-sentencing supervision with the Iowa Department of Correctional Services. McCarville called Risetter's brother, Wayne Risetter, of Jewell, to testify that if his... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'I was finding myself': Prisoner artworks on display at Darwin Festivalis supposed to be a good thing and I want to change who I was to someone I beli
'I was finding myself': Prisoner artworks on display at Darwin Festival
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
is supposed to be a good thing and I want to change who I was to someone I believe I could be." Tim Cross from the Department of Correctional Services said it was a program they wanted to grow. "It provides the prisoners a very good... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa - Adopting of Kgosi Mampuru Correctional FacilityDevelopment as part of the rehabilitation process. The conclusion of this MoU
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa - Adopting of Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Development as part of the rehabilitation process. The conclusion of this MoU will assist in providing support to the Department of Correctional Services through NAC by addressing the following: Providing educational infrastructure within... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Oscar Pistorius not on suicide watch‚ says Correctional ServicesThe Department of Correctional Services has denied that Oscar Pistorius is on s
Oscar Pistorius not on suicide watch‚ says Correctional Services
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
The Department of Correctional Services has denied that Oscar Pistorius is on suicide watch. This following a report by the City Press on Sunday that he was and that he had laid a complaint of attempted murder with prison authorities against nurses... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
'Oscar Pistorius believes prison nurses are trying to kill him'was apparently placed on suicide watch this week‚ the report said‚ after sustai
'Oscar Pistorius believes prison nurses are trying to kill him'
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
was apparently placed on suicide watch this week‚ the report said‚ after sustaining injuries to his wrists in prison. The Department of Correctional Services have been approached for comment. Department spokesman Manelisi Wolela could not give... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Are prison nurses trying to kill Oscar Pistorius?was apparently placed on suicide watch this week‚ the report said‚ after sustai
Are prison nurses trying to kill Oscar Pistorius?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
was apparently placed on suicide watch this week‚ the report said‚ after sustaining injuries to his wrists in prison. The Department of Correctional Services have been approached for comment. Department spokesman Manelisi Wolela could not give... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa Signs Memorandum of Understanding With National Applications Centre, 11 Augin respect of Youth in Conflict with the Law amongst others. The adoption of t
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa Signs Memorandum of Understanding With National Applications Centre, 11 Aug
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
in respect of Youth in Conflict with the Law amongst others. The adoption of the facility, done in collaboration with the Department of Correctional Services, was inspired by Deputy Minister Xasa's passion for the empowerment and upliftment of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prisoner shackled to hospital bed in adult nappy, SA ombudsman report revealsmental health issues but was not transferred to a mental health facility for fi
Prisoner shackled to hospital bed in adult nappy, SA ombudsman report reveals
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
mental health issues but was not transferred to a mental health facility for five days. According to a submission from the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) chief executive, the man remained in nappies while at the RAH because of his... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Inmate injured 3 staffers at penitentiary, officials sayState officials say an inmate has injured three staffers at the Nebraska State
Inmate injured 3 staffers at penitentiary, officials say
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 15 days ago
State officials say an inmate has injured three staffers at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says the inmate began punching a guard around 2 p.m. Tuesday and then struck two other staff... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
3 NDCS staff members assaulted by inmateThree Nebraska Department of Correctional Services staff members were assaulted
3 NDCS staff members assaulted by inmate
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 15 days ago
Three Nebraska Department of Correctional Services staff members were assaulted Tuesday by an inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. An inmate began punching a correctional officer in the face at 2 p.m., according to a release. Two other staff... Read more
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Newsmax
Oscar Pistorius Suicide Try? He Says Cut Wrists From Slipping in Cellfurther discuss a particular offender's personal condition in the public domain
Oscar Pistorius Suicide Try? He Says Cut Wrists From Slipping in Cell
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
further discuss a particular offender's personal condition in the public domain," Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, told Reuters. Carl Pistorius, the athlete's brother, claimed on Twitter that... Read more
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The Hill
Prison reforms could increase terror riskEconomics Professor Patrick Dunleavy, who also served as deputy inspector in th
Prison reforms could increase terror risk
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
Economics Professor Patrick Dunleavy, who also served as deputy inspector in the criminal intelligence unit of the New York Department of Correctional Services, notes that numerous inmates have been radicalized in prison by other inmates, or by... Read more
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dna
Oscar Pistorius treated in hospital for wrist injuriesSouth African track star had denied trying to kill himself. "Oscar Pistorius d
Oscar Pistorius treated in hospital for wrist injuries
dna / Posted 17 days ago
South African track star had denied trying to kill himself. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as minor.The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Oscar Pistorius denies suicide bid as he is treated for injuries in jail2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had t
Oscar Pistorius denies suicide bid as he is treated for injuries in jail
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had tried to kill himself, the spokesman for the department of correctional services said yesterday. South African prosecutors have said they will appeal against the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Pistorius treated for wrist injurieswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Pistorius treated for wrist injuries
New Zimbabwe / Posted 17 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reportswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reports
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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Manning River Times
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reportswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reports
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reportswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reports
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reportswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reports
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Oscar Pistorius denies prison suicide bidfalling out of bed. But South African media reported that Pistorius also had i
Oscar Pistorius denies prison suicide bid
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 days ago
falling out of bed. But South African media reported that Pistorius also had injuries to his wrists. A spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services said: 'Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt. 'As a policy principle... Read more
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Perth Now
Pistorius treated in hospital for injurieswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Pistorius treated in hospital for injuries
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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Herald Sun
Pistorius treated in hospital for injurieswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Pistorius treated in hospital for injuries
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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Weekly Times
Pistorius treated in hospital for injurieswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Pistorius treated in hospital for injuries
Weekly Times / Posted 18 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Pistorius treated in hospital for injurieswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Pistorius treated in hospital for injuries
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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News.com.au
Pistorius treated in hospital for injurieswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Pistorius treated in hospital for injuries
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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The Age
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reportsinside the High Court in Pretoria during his trial. Photo: AP "Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital with injuries suffered in jail: reports
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
inside the High Court in Pretoria during his trial. Photo: AP "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as... Read more
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sportsmole
Oscar Pistorius denies 'suicide attempt' bidattempt, having suffered injuries to his wrist, but these claims have been reje
Oscar Pistorius denies 'suicide attempt' bid
sportsmole / Posted 18 days ago
attempt, having suffered injuries to his wrist, but these claims have been rejected by the 29-year-old. A spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services said: "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt. As a policy principle we... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Track star Pistorius treated in hospital for wrist injurieswith the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius d
Track star Pistorius treated in hospital for wrist injuries
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
with the first day of competition in the Rio Olympic Games. "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt," Department of Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said on Sunday, describing the athlete's injuries as minor. In... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Oscar Pistorius treated in hospital after falling out of bed, prison officials saycapital after being treated in hospital for minor injuries to his wrists, priso
Oscar Pistorius treated in hospital after falling out of bed, prison officials say
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
capital after being treated in hospital for minor injuries to his wrists, prison officials say. A spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, Manelisi Wolela, said the double-amputee Olympic sprinter "denied speculations of a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Oscar Pistorius 'treated for wrist injuries'further discuss a particular offender's personal condition in the public domain
Oscar Pistorius 'treated for wrist injuries'
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
further discuss a particular offender's personal condition in the public domain,' said Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services. Another spokesman, Singabakho Nxumalo, had said earlier that Pistorius told officials... Read more
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CBS News
Oscar Pistorius denies suicide attempt after wrist injuryfurther discuss a particular offender's personal condition in the public domain
Oscar Pistorius denies suicide attempt after wrist injury
CBS News / Posted 18 days ago
further discuss a particular offender's personal condition in the public domain," said Manelisi Wolela, a spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services, according to Reuters. Pistorius told officials that he suffered the injuries after... Read more
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CNBC
Jailed South African paralympics star Pistorius taken to hospitalwas taken to hospital Saturday after suffering injuries in prison, authorities
Jailed South African paralympics star Pistorius taken to hospital
CNBC / Posted 18 days ago
was taken to hospital Saturday after suffering injuries in prison, authorities told NBC. Spokesman for South Africa's Department of Correctional Services, Singabakho Nxumalo, told NBC News the parlaympic star suffered some injuries in prison... Read more
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NBC News
Oscar Pistorius Treated in Hospital for Injuries Suffered in Prisontold prison staff he'd been injured while falling out of bed, Singabakho Nxumal
Oscar Pistorius Treated in Hospital for Injuries Suffered in Prison
NBC News / Posted 18 days ago
told prison staff he'd been injured while falling out of bed, Singabakho Nxumalo, a spokesman for South Africa's Department of Correctional Services, told NBC News. Nxumalo said he would not discuss the nature of Pistorius' injuries,... Read more
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dna
Oscar Pistorius says did not attempt suicide after being treated for wrist injuries - Prisons official2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had t
Oscar Pistorius says did not attempt suicide after being treated for wrist injuries - Prisons official
dna / Posted 18 days ago
2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had tried to kill himself, the spokesman for the department of correctional services said on Sunday. South African prosecutors have said they will appeal against the six-year... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Correctional Services denies Pistorius suicide attemptHigh Court in Pretoria after the conclusion of sentencing arguments in his murd
Correctional Services denies Pistorius suicide attempt
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
High Court in Pretoria after the conclusion of sentencing arguments in his murder trial. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. The Department of Correctional Services has dismissed reports that convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has attempted suicide at... Read more
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Christian Today
Oscar Pistorius treated for wrist injuries, denies suicide attempt2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had t
Oscar Pistorius treated for wrist injuries, denies suicide attempt
Christian Today / Posted 18 days ago
2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had tried to kill himself, the spokesman for the department of correctional services said on Sunday. South African prosecutors have said they will appeal against the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pistorius hospitalised 'after fall in prison'asked about the report, Nxumalo said: "We can't confirm that, it's only specula
Pistorius hospitalised 'after fall in prison'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
asked about the report, Nxumalo said: "We can't confirm that, it's only speculation." Another official from the Department of Correctional Services, Manelisi Wolela, said Pistorius has denied the speculations of a suicide attempt. "As a... Read more
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SKY News
Oscar Pistorius Denies Prison Suicide Bidfalling out of bed. But South African media reported that Pistorius also had i
Oscar Pistorius Denies Prison Suicide Bid
SKY News / Posted 18 days ago
falling out of bed. But South African media reported that Pistorius also had injuries to his wrists. A spokesman at the Department of Correctional Services said: "Oscar Pistorius denied speculations of a suicide attempt. "As a policy principle... Read more
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Reuters
Track star Pistorius treated for minor wrist injuries: prison service2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had t
Track star Pistorius treated for minor wrist injuries: prison service
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp increased to six years in July, denied he had tried to kill himself, the spokesman for the department of correctional services said on Sunday. South African prosecutors have said they will appeal against the... Read more
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