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Mental health system "failed" man who attacked Beatle George Harrison; Government apologizes

October 23, 2001

London - The British mental health system failed to properly diagnose and treat Michael Abram, who suffers from schizophrenia and attacked former Beatle George Harrison and his wife, Olivia. British health officials offered formal apologies to the Harrisons and Abram, who remains detained in a secure facility.

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