Glasgow & West Scotland

Prisoner Barry Wilson found dead at Barlinnie jail

A 41-year-old prisoner died at Barlinnie jail at the end of last week, prison authorities have confirmed.

Barry Wilson was found dead on Friday. He had been remanded in custody from Hamilton Sheriff Court on 24 October last year.

A spokesman for the Scottish Prison Service said police had been notified and the matter would be reported to the procurator fiscal.

A fatal accident inquiry may be held to determine the cause of death.

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