Migrant Tales understands that a Moroccan asylum seeker attempted to take his life at the Joutseno* immigration removal center. The man was doing a one-year sentence of which he had served eight months.
In an earlier story, we said incorrectly that the asylum seeker had taken his life. He is allegedly in the hospital recovering.
“He was taken to the hospital Wednesday night after he hanged himself in his cell,” said the source. “He is supposed to be deported [back to his home country].”
Two pictures of the Joutseno immigration removal center taken from cell 406 in 2017.
* The asylum seeker who was locked up in this cell thought he was in Lappeenranta but in fact he was at the Joutseno immigration removal center located 20km away.