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Inmate found hanged at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes

An inmate of a prison in Buckinghamshire has been found hanged in his cell.

Martin Walker, 33, was serving an indeterminate sentence at the category A Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes, HM Prison Service said.

A spokesman said he was found in his cell at about 19:00 GMT on Tuesday.

He said: "Staff attempted resuscitation and an ambulance was called but he was pronounced dead. The police, coroner and next of kin have been informed."

He added: "As with all deaths in custody, the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will conduct an investigation."

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