Self-Inflicted Injury

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Self-Inflicted Injury

The deliberate injury of oneself. Self-inflicted injuries may be the result of depression or may be a form of insurance fraud. In any case, many insurers exclude self-inflicted injuries from coverage.
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After murdering the woman the cop was said to had tried to kill himself, however, survived the self inflicted injuries.
A spokesman for the Prison Officers' Association added: "The POA has raised concerns over the link between staff reductions and the increased level of violence, self inflicted injuries, deaths, poor regimes and acts of indiscipline, in our prisons but saving money is the priority of the Ministry of Justice and Treasury.
A North Wales Police spokesman said: "A member of the public reported a man in the dunes with what look like self inflicted injuries at 8am.