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Teenage prisoner dies at all-female jail Cornton Vale

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Image caption The 19-year-old was found dead at the young offenders institute of Cornton Vale on Sunday

An investigation is under way after a teenage prisoner was found dead at all-female prison Cornton Vale.

Dionne Kayleigh Kennedy died at the young offenders institute at the jail near Stirling on Sunday.

The 19-year-old had been in custody for a year.

A Scottish Prison Service spokesman said police had been informed, and said a Fatal Accident Inquiry will be held in due course.

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