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Legal and mental health groups?are calling for accountability and?change?in?Ontario’s correctional system after a coroner’s report?determined jail guards contributed to?a mentally ill man’s death by beating and restraining him five years ago.

Soleiman Faqiri, 30, who lived with schizophreniaThe research displayed a clear trend. Wealthier neighbourhoods with lower COVID-19 rates had significantly higher vaccination rates than lower-income neighbourhoods with more risk., died on Dec. 15, 2016 at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, OntThe Ganges may have exacerbate. where he had been remanded. He was held there for 11The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations had also stabilized enough to push bac?days before he died and he was awaiting transfer to a hospital for acute psychiatric care. Faqiri had been charged with aggravated assault, assault and uttering threats.

In an Aug.?5?report, Dr. Michael Pollanen, Ontario’s chief forensic pathologist, said?Faqiri died after the guards beat, pepper sprayed?and restrained Faqiri?while?holdingspecial_label?him face down in a segregation cell. Pollanen?noted in the report that “key events”?happened in the cell with no video surveillance.

“His death occurred during struggle and restraint by Correctional Officers,” the report’s?synopsis reads. “The events leading to his death in custody included: prone position restraint, blunt impact trauma of the neck and body, handcuffing, shackling, application of a spit hood, and exposure to pepper spray.”

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