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Continued: Minnesota jails fail inmates with mental illness, with deadly consequences

Glenn Howatt • 612-673-7192


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  • Debbie Kickhafer visited her 28-year-old son, Josh Holscher, at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Onamia, Minn. Holscher committed suicide in jail custody in December 2010 after his mother warned Mille Lacs County officials of Hoscher's depression and previous suicide attempt. ] MCKENNA EWEN / Star Tribune *

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