South East Wales

Cardiff prison death: Inmate charged with murder

Darren Thomas
Image caption Darren Thomas, 45, was found by staff in his cell

A 22-year-old prisoner has been charged with murder following the death of an inmate at Cardiff jail.

Darren Thomas, 45, was found by staff in his cell in the early hours of Thursday, the Ministry of Justice said.

An ambulance was called but the prisoner was pronounced dead 35 minutes later.

A man has been remanded in custody and will appear at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

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