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University of New Mexico working to prevent suicide attempts


August 18, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico officials say they will be making fencing around a parking structure taller in response to four attempted suicides at the school's parking garages in 2016.

Parking and Transportation Director Barbara Morck tells KOB-TV ( ) the additional fencing will be placed at the top of the Cornell parking garage where students and staff saw a women jump off a year ago. The student survived the fall, but was badly injured.

The university will add 3 to 4 feet (roughly 1 meter) in height to the fencing around the Cornell parking gara...

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