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Corrections withholds files on teen inmate’s death

Apr 30, 2010 7:30:00 PM - thestar.com
FILE--An undated family handout photo of Ashley Smith, who took her own life in a federal institution on October 19, 2007. An advocacy group for women prisoners has won a court battle for access to the personal files of a teen inmate who killed herself. The prison service says it will appeal the ruling.

Despite a federal court order, the Correctional Service of Canada is withholding the release of documents that could explain what led to a teen inmate’s death inside a women’s prison in Kitchener.

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