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Absconded murderer Mark Stoner-Seed found in Scotland

Mark Stoner-Seed Image copyright Avon and Somerset Police
Image caption Mark Stoner-Seed was serving a life sentence for murder, grievous bodily harm with intent and arson with intent

A convicted murderer who absconded from an open prison in south Gloucestershire has been arrested in Scotland.

Mark Stoner-Seed, 52, was released on a temporary licence from Leyhill Prison on 23 January but failed to return to at the designated time.

He was serving a life sentence for murder, grievous bodily harm with intent and arson with intent.

He was located and arrested by Police Scotland on Tuesday.

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