Thursday, May 9, 2019

  

Bedford Hill prisoner commits suicide

BEDFORD – A prisoner at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, took her own life at the women’s prison on Wednesday.

State Police identified the inmate as Melanie Liverpool, 33.

She was pronounced dead after an apparent suicide at approximately 3:44 a.m. after receiving emergency medical attention.

Liverpool was serving a sentence of 20 years to life after being convicted of murder; the crime was committed in New York County.

She was received into the prison system on April 17, 2019.

The official cause of death will be determined and released by the Westchester County Medical Examiner’s Office.

 

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