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Pentonville Prison death: Third man charged with murder

Jamal Mahmoud Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Jamal Mahmoud died after he was stabbed at the north London jail in October

A third man has been charged with murder following the death of a 21-year-old inmate at Pentonville Prison.

New father Jamal Mahmoud was fatally stabbed at the north London jail in an attack on 18 October in which two other men were also injured.

Joshua Ratner, of no fixed abode, was charged earlier and is due before Highbury Corner magistrates via videolink on 5 January.

Two other men previously charged with murder have been remanded in custody.

The co-accused are Basana Kimbembi, 34, and Robert Butler, 30, of no fixed abodes, who must appear at the Old Bailey for a pre-trial hearing on 23 January.

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