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Judge rips prison officials after inmate dies by suicide

ALEXANDRIA (AP) A judge on June 25 excoriated federal prison officials for refusing to admit an inmate needing mental health care who later killed himself in a local jail cell. Christopher Lapp, 62, of Great Falls, Virginia, died by suicide at the Alexandria Adult Detention Center in May while he awaited sentencing on carjacking and armed bank robbery ...

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