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Mountjoy prisoner on life support after suicide attempt

The man was taken to hospital yesterday evening.

Image: Haydn West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A PRISONER FROM Mountjoy is currently on life support in hospital following a suicide attempt yesterday.

The inmate was discovered after he tried to take his own life at the Dublin prison on Sunday evening. understands that a decision on whether to extend life support will be made tonight.


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