Deaths in immigration detention : 1989-2017
Below we list all deaths that have taken place in immigration removal and short-term holding centres since 1989; we also list those who have died shortly after release from immigration detention.
There have been twenty-nine deaths in immigration removal centres since 1989; three women and the rest men. Harmondsworth detention centre accounts for eight deaths; five people have died at #Colnbrook; three at #Yarl’s_Wood and #Morton_Hall and two each at #Campsfield, #Haslar and #The_Verne. One person has died at each of the detention centres #Dungavel, #Dover, #Oakington (now closed) and #Pennine_House (a short-term holding facility).