Hereford & Worcester

Prisoner in court over HMP Long Lartin inmate death

HMP Long Lartin Image copyright Google
Image caption Sidonio Teixeira, 59, died at the jail on Monday morning

A prisoner accused of killing a fellow inmate at a high-security jail has appeared in court.

Victor Castigador, 61, of HMP Long Lartin near Evesham, was charged with murder after Sidonio Teixeira, 59, died at the prison on Monday.

Teixeira was serving a life sentence for killing his daughter, aged three, and trying to kill his son, aged nine.

Castigador was remanded in custody by Worcester magistrates and is due before the city's crown court on Friday.

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