suicide watch


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suicide watch

n.
A procedure by which a person in an institution such as a prison is watched closely because of being considered at risk of committing suicide.

suicide watch

n
(Law) a round-the-clock watch by warders on a prisoner considered to be in danger of harming him- or herself
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The DOJ announced Friday that a psychologist at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City had approved Epstein's removal from suicide watch prior to his death.
Epstein had been placed on suicide watch after he was found in his cell a little over two weeks ago with bruises on his neck, a person familiar with the jail's operations told The Associated Press.
Epstein had been on suicide watch after being found a little over two weeks ago with bruising on his neck, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Epstein had been placed on suicide watch after he was found a little over two weeks ago with bruising on his neck, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch at the time of his death, according to multiple reports on Saturday, raising questions about his time in federal custody while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
Williams also questioned how Epstein could have died by suicide if he had been on suicide watch. The claim is completely unsubstantiated, and federal officials say Epstein was not on suicide watch at the time of his death.
If he was not on suicide watch, it would be astonishing.
The 66-year-old, who is being held in custody ahead of his trial for underage sex trafficking, has now been placed on suicide watch. Investigators believe he may have tried to hang himself.
As the camera showed Piers and Susanna stood together on the pitch, Clive can be heard saying: "Might need to keep an eye on her tonight, suicide watch".
Besides suicide, inmates may also be executed by other people for varying reasons, including cover-up for previous criminal activities, especially where exposure jeopardises either the reputation or fortune of other people.In developed counties such as the UK and the US, dangerous inmates are put on suicide watch and closely watched to prevent them from self-harm.
One interviewee, who was on suicide watch in Yarl's Wood, told the charity: "When you are on suicide watch you ask for a woman when you want to take a shower, they said we don't have enough staff.
The inmate is now on suicide watch, pending his release.