Prison – Nottingham

11 years for cutting a Prison Officer’s throat

A violent criminal with a history of carrying knives has been jailed for 11 years after cutting a prison officer’s throat with a razor blade in a random attack. Michael McKenna, who fantasised about stabbing people whom he thought had “done wrong”, wounded Michael Dye a day after arriving at troubled prison HMP Nottingham. Nottingham Crown Court heard the […]

A prisoner who died at HMP Nottingham had a history of self-harm

A prisoner who died at HMP Nottingham had a history of self-harm and had already attempted to take his own life in police custody, an inquest has heard. Shane Stroughton, who was the first of five inmates to die at the jail in the space of a month, was found hanged in his cell in […]