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Ombudsman's report into psychiatric care for inmates / Billy Earle

For Billy Earle of St. John ‘s, the ombudsman’s report into the psychiatric care for inmates in Nfld and Lab hits very close to home. His 20-year old son Jeffrey recently spent time at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary in St. John’s, on an armed robbery conviction. Citizen’s Representative Barry Fleming has concluded that Dr. David Craig often takes inmates off psychiatric drugs. Billy Earle says that’s what his son experienced.

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