Chelsea Manning made second suicide attempt in October, lawyers say

U.S. Army information leaker Chelsea Manning attempted suicide for a second time as she began a week of solitary confinement in October.

Manning released a four-page statement, disclosing the October suicide attempt to the New York Times through her volunteer support network.

Manning's legal team, including lawyer Chase Strangio, confirmed the suicide attempt, but declined to give details other than stating prison conditions contributed to her fragile mental state, the BBC reported.

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