Edward Snowshoe was a 24-year-old prisoner at Edmonton’s maximum security prison when he hanged himself. He had been at Stony Mountain Institution first and was then transferred. His time behind bars included 162 days in segregation; 134 of them at Stony. The reason? He threatened guards with a juice box. Mr. Snowshoe had also repeatedly attempted suicide, and he was described as paranoid and vulnerable by staff.
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