MINEOLA, NY (AP) – The district attorney wants a review of conditions at Long Island’s Nassau County Jail after four inmate suicides in a year.

Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice tells Newsday that a review should be done by correction and mental health experts.

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State records show four Nassau inmates killed themselves by hanging in the last 12 months.

The latest was on Jan. 3 at the Nassau University Medical Center. The inmate had first tried to slit his wrists at the jail.

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There were no inmate suicides from 2006 through 2009.

State officials and advocates also have called for an independent review.

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