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Fears over jihadist attacks in Winchester Prison

A convicted killer with no history of extremism launched a copycat jihadist attack on staff at Winchester Prison last week. The violent prisoner faked a suicide attempt to lure officers into his cell in the segregation unit at Winchester jail before attacking them with an improvised weapon strapped to his arm. Although not in prison […]

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 […]