This graph shows that suicide has been the leading cause of death in jails from 2000-2016

Data Source: Mortality in Local Jails, 2000-2016. (Graph: Wendy Sawyer, 2020)

This graph originally appeared in New BJS report reveals staggering number of preventable deaths in local jails.

This graph shows that suicide has been the leading cause of death in jails from 2000-2016

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