Coldingley Prison death: Murder accused appears in court

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Image caption The category C prison houses about 500 inmates serving a variety of sentences, including life

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a prisoner at HMP Coldingley in Surrey.

The accused, 24-year-old Jahzeel Lewis, from Sutton, south London, appeared at Kingston Crown Court on Tuesday.

He is charged with killing Madala Washington, 25, from south-east London on 1 April. He was an inmate at the category C prison at Bisley.

A post-mortem concluded he died of stab wounds.

The case was transferred to Guildford Crown Court for another hearing on 1 August.

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