HMP Manchester inmate found dead in his cell

An inmate has died at HMP Manchester, the prison service has confirmed.

Pawel Nicpon, 27, who was accused of possessing a weapon and class B drugs, was found hanging in his cell.

An investigation is under way at the prison, formerly known as Strangeways, and next of kin have been informed.

A Prison Service spokesman said the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman would conduct an investigation, as with all deaths in custody.

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