UK: 1 person a week killed by someone with SMI
An average of one person a week dies at the hands of a mentally ill patient, according to an official report.The report is The National Confidential Inquiry (NCI) into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness.
And almost a third of the killings are carried out by people who had been judged not to be a risk to the public. [The Guardian, December 4, 2006]
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