Medellin Colombia: serious health issues at Bellavista prison, eleven inmates dead so far 2012

Posted on September 4, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Latin America Health

Four inmates and a visitor died, due to health problems, in national Bellavista prison in the last ten days, the most critical of its history. So, in 2012 eleven prisoners have died of over 7,800 housing the criminal, who has a 221 percent overcrowding. The ESE Metrosalud, he signed a contract with the EPS Caprecom and from August first serves 10,700 inmates in Bellavista, El Pedregal and Itagüí, said Alexander Martinez Palacio, 35, died on August 24 due to a cholangitis, which is an inflammation of the liver cover. Read Article

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