murder in prison

Prisoner killed at Belmarsh was convicted arsonist

A prisoner killed at HMP Belmarsh has been named as convicted arsonist Sundeep Ghuman. The 36-year-old was found with head injuries at the south east London high security prison on February 18. He was taken to hospital in a critical condition, where he died the following evening. Two 28-year-old men, also inmates at the prison, […]

Murder investigation launched at HMP Belmarsh after inmate found dead

A murder investigation has been launched after an inmate was attacked at high-security Belmarsh prison. Scotland Yard said a 36-year-old man was found with head injuries after an assault in the south-east London jail on Tuesday night. He was taken to hospital in a critical condition but died the following evening. The PA news agency understands there […]

HMP Wakefield prisoner charged with murder of HMP Full Sutton inmate

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murdering one of Britain’s most prolific paedophiles. Richard Huckle died at HMP Full Sutton in East Yorkshire on October 13 last year, reportedly fatally stabbed in his cell with a makeshift blade. Humberside Police said Paul Fitzgerald has been charged with Huckle’s murder. In statement, the force said: […]

Cloverhill Prison, Dublin: Man arrested in murder investigation

A man in his 50s has been arrested at Cloverhill Prison in Dublin on suspicion of murder. It follows the launch of a murder investigation after a man, who was in his 30s, died in the jail. Gardaí (Irish police) and emergency services were called shortly after midnight on Saturday following an altercation between two prisoners. The […]

Richard Huckle stabbed to death at Full Sutton Prison

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles, who abused up to 200 Malaysian children, has been stabbed to death in prison. Richard Huckle was murdered at HMP Full Sutton in Yorkshire on Sunday, sources said. The Sun reported that he had been stabbed to death with a makeshift blade and was found in his cell. Huckle was given […]

Mentally ill inmate admits battering cell-mate to death

A mentally ill prisoner has admitted battering his cell mate over the head with a television set as he awaited trial for a random attack on a walker at popular beauty spot. In June 2014, Taras Nykolyn, 46, pounced on Roger Maxwell as he took an early morning stroll near the Windmill landmark on Wimbledon […]