Image description - A graph depicting the cause of deaths in custody during reporting year 2018-19

A graph depicting the cause of deaths in custody during reporting year 2018-19. A total of 51 individuals died in federal custody during the 2018-19 reporting year:

  • 32, or 62% died of natural causes.
  • 6, or 12% died by suicide.
  • 5, or 10% died of homicide.
  • 5, 10% died from an overdose.
  • 3, or 6% were undetermined causes.

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