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Scandal of US teen locked up without trial

Tyler Haire was locked up at 16 and ordered to have a mental exam. What happened next is a scandal.


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Scandal of US teen locked up without trial

Tyler Haire was locked up at 16. A judge ordered that he undergo a mental health assessment. This is the story of a teenager who spent almost four years without trial in a Mississippi jail, with no visit from a psychiatrist.

This report is a collaboration between the BBC and ProPublica. Read their in-depth investigation here.

Reporting by Sarah Smith; Video by Olivia Lace-Evans and Nadia Sussman.

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  • 28 Dec 2017

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