Prisoner commits suicide in Ayalon Prison

A 24-year-old prisoner who was serving a six-year prison term for sexual offenses committed suicide by jumping from the second floor of Ayalon Prison.

Israel Prison Service guards and Magen David Adom paramedics tried to resuscitate him but were forced to pronounce him dead. The man began serving out his sentence in 2011.

A commission to examine the incident was established at the IPS, Ynet reports.

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