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Inmate dies at Addiewell prison

An inmate has died at Addiewell Prison in West Lothian.

Richard McGhie, 41, from Bothwell, was less than a month into a three year sentence for assault to severe injury when he died.

He was convicted at Hamilton Sheriff Court on 21 October 2010. His body was discovered on Monday at the privately run prison.

Lothian and Borders Police said there were no suspicious circumstances and a fatal accident inquiry would be held.

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