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Teenagers file lawsuit after being placed in a solitary confinement

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 (AP) - Two Iowa teenagers have filed federal lawsuits alleging they were placed in solitary confinement for months at Wisconsin's troubled youth even after they both tried to kill themselves.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports one of the girls alleges a guard helped her hurt herself after she became suicidal in solitary by walking on top of her cot after she placed her head beneath it.
 

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