HMP Ranby inmate charged over fatal prison assault

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Image caption A 37-year-old man died the day after he was attacked at HMP Ranby

An inmate at HMP Ranby has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a fellow inmate.

Thomas Axton, of Bracknell, Berkshire, died after an alleged assault in the Nottinghamshire jail on Monday.

Four men, aged between 22 and 39, were arrested. Three have since been released on technical bail.

The fourth man appeared before magistrates in Nottingham and was remanded in custody to appear at Nottingham Crown Court in July.

HMP Ranby is a category C prison for men.

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