Hereford & Worcester

Prisoner found hanged in his cell at HMP Hewell

A remand prisoner has been found hanged in his cell at a jail in Worcestershire.

The Prison Service said David Boylan, 47, was found at HMP Hewell in Redditch, early on Sunday.

Mr Boylan, who was on remand, had been accused of causing grievous bodily harm.

A spokesman said he was taken to hospital but pronounced dead at 0935 BST. The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will carry out an inquiry.

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