Inmate dies at HMP Peterborough

An investigation has been launched following the death of an inmate at HMP Peterborough,

Thursday, 5th January 2017, 12:21 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:22 pm
Exteriors of HMP Peterborough EMN-150912-163117009

The prisoner, believed to be a woman aged in her 80s, died yesterday (Wednesday).

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A spokesman for HMP Peterborough said: “We can confirm there was a death in custody at HMP Peterborough yesterday. The next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with the family. As with all deaths in custody, there will be an investigation by the police and the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman and therefore we are unable to comment further at this stage.”