Deaths of immigration detainees
The following figures are sourced from the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman as well as INQUEST's monitoring of deaths of people held in Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs), Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs) and in prisons.
|Deaths in Immigration Removal & Detention Centres (IRCs/IDCs) (England and Wales) 2004-date|
|Year||Self-inflicted||Non-self-inflicted||Other Non-natural||Homicide||Awaiting Classification||Total|
Deaths of immigration detainees in prisons (England and Wales) 2007-date
|Year||Self-inflicted||Non-self-inflicted||Other Non-natural||Awaiting Classification||Total|
Source: Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, INQUEST monitoring.
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Page last updated: 17 Jan 2017
‘We would like to thank INQUEST and our case worker for their help and support. INQUEST is a real lifeline for people who have lost loved ones and they have helped us practically and emotionally. They are worthy of much more funding than they receive to carry on their excellent work in increasing understanding in this area and in the way they support bereaved families.’
– Family of a man who died in custody