First UK prisoner dies after contracting coronavirus

An 84-year-old sex offender has become the first prisoner to die of coronavirus in the UK.

The man, one of Britain’s oldest serving prisoners, died three days ago at HMP Littlehey, Cambridgeshire.

He is understood to have had underlying health issues and coronavirus was only detected after his death, according to The Sun.

A source told the paper: ‘There are a number of shared cells.

‘It’s not clear if others, including inmates and prison officers, have been...
source: Metro

2020-03-26 00:59
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