Murder in Prison

Murdered Prisoner Named

A prisoner from Nottingham who was allegedly murdered in jail has been named by police. Two men were arrested after Michael Hennessy, 22, died from a stab wound he suffered at HMP Lindholme in South Yorkshire on Saturday afternoon. The force said it was not yet clear how the stab wound was inflicted and the […]

Prisoner ‘Murdered’ At HM Prison Lindholme

Two inmates have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a prisoner was found dead at a jail. Staff at HMP Lindholme, Doncaster, called in South Yorkshire Police at 3.50pm yesterday following the death of a 22-year-old man. A police spokesman said: “A 23-year-old man and a 26-year-old man, both inmates, have been arrested and […]

Learning Lessons From Murders In Prison Report

LESSONS SHOULD BE LEARNED FROM PRISON HOMICIDES, SAYS PRISONS AND PROBATION OMBUDSMAN Homicides in prison are rare but there are still lessons to be learned from them, said Nigel Newcomen, Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO), as he published a bulletin. The PPO investigates all deaths in custody and his remit is to examine the circumstances […]

Murder Inquiry Launched In Lincoln Prison

A murder investigation has been launched after a 73-year-old prisoner – serving a nine-month sentence for voyeurism – was found dead in his cell in Lincoln. Alan Goode, a serial peeping tom, was jailed in October after he was found lying on a cubicle floor in the women’s toilets of a Leicester shopping centre. An […]

Prisoner ‘Disembowelled’ in Frankland Cell

Two inmates have been charged with murdering a convicted child rapist found “disembowelled” in his cell at an English prison. Mitchell Harrison, 23, who had been jailed for the rape of a 13-year-old schoolgirl, was discovered dead in his cell Sunday 2nd October by staff at HM Prison Frankland in Durham, north-east England, Sky News […]