The only states with higher inmate suicide rates between 2001 and 2013 were New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Utah.
On February 16, 2016, Nicholas Sherman hanged himself. On April 8, 2016, Leo Marino choked himself to death with toilet paper. On July 27, 2015, Nino Dipadova slit the inside of his elbow.
And on April 19, 2017, Aaron Hernandez hanged himself.
Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player serving a life sentence for murder, killed...