Prisoner dies in Barlinnie jail

A 27-year-old man has died while on remand in prison in Glasgow.

James Bell was remanded in custody on 13 August at Glasgow Sheriff Court. He died later the same day in the city's Barlinnie jail.

It is not yet clear what the cause of Mr Bell's death was. The Scottish Prison Service said that his family had been informed.

A fatal accident inquiry will be held in due course.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Glasgow & West

Weather

Glasgow

Min. Night 13 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.