He was sent there for minor arrests and became depressed according to his family.
The staff didn't notice. Their job was just to keep him locked up.
Sad that this young man didn't get a chance to better himself and grow up by having been sentenced to community service instead right away when he broke the law the first time, so he could have re-thinked the path he was on before it was too late.
May he rest in peace.
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