VSP Issues Report On Death Of St. Albans Inmate

"Denial of medication" listed as possibly having role in death. VSEA’s Taryn Moran cited this case a few weeks back in front of the legislature’s Mental Health Oversight Committee, saying it is an example of how lax prison mental health services can sometimes be. State officials tried to paint Moran’s testimony as false, but…

At one time, state employees provided mental health services to inmates, but that was a while ago. State currently accepting bids from private firms to provide DOC’s medical and mental health services.