Lewes prison inmate found hanged

Nathan Vaughan-Jones
Image caption Nathan Vaughan-Jones had been jailed for 11 years

A man who killed his stepfather by stabbing him 41 times has been found hanged in his cell at Lewes prison in East Sussex.

Nathan Vaughan-Jones was found at about 20:30 BST on Friday and pronounced dead about 30 minutes later, the Prison Service said.

The 34-year-old had been jailed for 11 years in March 2012.

He had admitted manslaughter of 63-year-old Nigel Ross on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

A Prison Service spokeswoman said: "As with all deaths in custody, the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will conduct an investigation."

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