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Chelmsford Prison has been held partly responsible
for the death of a young inmate, who killed himself while being cared
The family of Dean Saunders say he was suicidal
But today an inquest found he'd been the victim of neglect in prison,
and there were serious failings by the private company
Dean Saunders' family leaving the coroner's court at the end
Dean's partner, the mother of his son, said Dean
should have been in hospital, not caged
I know what it feels like, I don't want another Dean or another
family to have to go through this again.
But do you fear they will, if nothing is changed?
If nothing changes, it will happen again.
There were gasps of relief from Dean Saunders' family
when the foreman of the jury read out that Dean's death
There were multiple failings at Chelmsford Prison, said the jury,
including complacency about Dean's state of mind and circumstances.
In an interview with Look East, a former inmate told us
what the medical wing of the prison was like.
I wouldn't even say there WAS a proper medical
So I've just come through myself - there would be a little
like that, obviously with glass or
bars on to protect the nurse, and from there the queue sometimes went
people queueing back up the stairs...
And they're all looking for medical help?
And by this time people are still waiting in the queue, their
dinner's going cold, everyone's getting
angry, no-one wants to wait in the queues...
And then people trying to jump in... It just causes riots.
said the jury were let down by serious failings in both mental
I'm just so grateful that someone's finally listened to us -
Words can't describe how much we miss him,
The blessing is we've got a little bit of him in his son.
The family's now urging the coroner to prepare a report
highlighting the failings, to try to prevent another needless death.
The company which runs the medical wing, Care UK,
has issued a statement, offering its condolences
It says it's decided to end its contract with Chelmsford Prison,
due to insufficient resources available to provide
It also adds that it's developed a plan to help
It's emerged today that a hospital in Norfolk went
to court to evict a patient, who refused to leave
The patient had been on the ward at the James Paget
Another patient claimed the man treated the ward like a hotel.
The James Paget Hospital says its decision to go to court
to evict a patient wasn't taken lightly, but the bed was needed.
The Portuguese man finally left ten days ago.
Another patient on his ward, who didn't want to be identified,
is disgusted he was allowed to treat the hospital like a hotel.
that it stopped somebody else from being treated.
He was getting all the X-rays, he was getting all the treatment,
Solicitor Ben Ward says legally the hospital
is in a difficult position, as without the patient's consent,
It's a very, very difficult predicament for the hospital to be
in, and ultimately they've had to take the decision to go
And that seems to be the only legal way in which the hospital
The MP for Great Yarmouth, Brandon Lewis, praises
the way the hospital dealt with the situation,
We all have a duty to think about what is right and appropriate,
and that was clearly a case where there were opportunities
for that person to be where they should have been
That's just not fair on the local community.
The patient is now understood to be living in Suffolk.
He hasn't been available for comment.
Tonight, the hospital said it needs to ensure that its limited resources
are given to those people who really need them.
Meanwhile, experts are predicting that the man's two-year stay
cost the NHS ?200,000, and it's unlikely that that money
As you may have seen, Donald Trump has been sworn
in as the 45th President of the United States.
The event was followed across the world.
And it was the big talking point at the Bungalow Diner near Colchester -
It's a slice of America - but in the county of Essex.
And it's got everything you'd want from an American diner.
And my breakfast favourite, pancakes with maple syrup.
But breakfast aside, today is all about the man who's
going to be in charge of the United States of America
American businessman Donald Trump is the 45th US president.
Today, at the Capitol Building in Washington, he took the Oath
of Office, where he promised to protect America and its people
and to be a good leader, which his fans embrace.
But that's something that some of the ex-pats
I don't think he's going to protect our daily lives,
things like the cost of healthcare, the cost of food.
They're stocking the government with people who don't
I think the idea of protecting the American people is THE one thing
And he'll do it through the enhancement of national security
and through putting a lot of money into the defence sector.
President Trump says he wants to make America great again,
create more jobs, and be tough on terrorism and immigration.
So as the billionaire takes office, his supporters will no doubt mark
But those in the anti-Trump camp, those who campaigned against him,
will be likely to be anxiously watching his every move
Those are your top stories tonight - just time to leave you with
Well, it's another dry but cold night -
Temperatures in some spots, like last night, might actually fall
lower than these values, possibly down to minus 5 to minus 6.
Light winds, so we're also looking at some mist and fog,
So tomorrow that mist and fog might take a while to clear; once it's
gone it's looking a dry day, but we are expecting thicker cloud
to spread into some parts, and that could produce a little bit
of light rain and drizzle in North Norfolk.
The best of any brightness and sunshine expected in the south.
Temperatures tomorrow at best around 6 Celsius, 43 Fahrenheit.
And it looks like the dry conditions will continue through the afternoon
Now, in a moment Helen has the national forecast,
but I'll leave you with the outlook, and on Sunday perhaps the better
chance of some spells of sunshine once mist and fog has cleared,
and it looks like the dry conditions will continue
feel cooler. Can we keep it going until the start of the new week? I
suspect we can. Unconfirmed about -- concerned about the fog around. Here
is Helen with the national picture. Good evening. The weather is upon
us. The cloud has made all the difference this week in particular.
We have had some wonderful weather watcher pictures, this is Marlowe in
Buckinghamshire, this was Conwy earlier in the day. Some areas still
have the cloud. What a difference that makes. Edinburgh, the central
lowlands, plagued by this band of narrow cloud, overnight more areas
share in the frost. Pretty widespread, the frost overnight,
cold across northern England, Southern Scotland and Northern