Spicehead killed himself in jail

A spice-smoking prisoner killed himself in jail despite not being flagged as a suicide risk when he was taken into custody, a court heard. Sean McKeown, 51, died while in custody at HMP Wandsworth, south London, on 4 June 2019. Synthetic cannabinoids ‘spice’ may have affected his mental state while in custody, a pre-inquest hearing heard today. Coroner Bernard Richmond asked: ‘Why is somebody who’s not entered as a suicide risk committed suicide? Mr McKeown had used psycho-active substances and…

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