On suicide watch while awaiting extradition to the USA and swearing to kill himself if the extradition went ahead:  BEST visited him regularly to discuss things: he was extremely anxious about the impoverishment and likely eviction of his wife and children in the North of England: BEST applied emergency funding to his family and connected them with a local charity who helped them to apply for benefits: he was eventually extradited and is facing a significantly shorter sentence than he anticipated: he remains in close touch his wife and two children who have managed to keep their home.

Published by geoffreyericsmith

Director of, BEST, Befriending and Support Team for Foreign Nationals in HMP Wandsworth

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