Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Prisoner arrested over HMP Doncaster inmate death

An inmate has died in a suspected murder at Doncaster Prison.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said the 43-year-old man was allegedly assaulted at the jail at about 18:00 GMT on Friday.

The inmate was taken to hospital but died. Police said he had not yet been formally identified and a post-mortem examination would take place.

A fellow prisoner, a 25-year-old man, was being questioned on suspicion of murder, the spokesman said.

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