prisoner assaulted to death

AN AWAITING trial inmate died in Durban's Westville Prison Medium A after a fight broke out at the institution at midnight on Wednesday.

AN AWAITING trial inmate died in Durban's Westville Prison Medium A after a fight broke out at the institution at midnight on Wednesday.

It is alleged that after the fight among prison inmates, the man was found dead yesterday morning.

The deceased, whose name is being withheld until his next of kin has been informed, allegedly died after he was assaulted by his cellmates.

Correctional Services spokesperson Manelisi Wolela confirmed that an awaiting-trial inmate died at the detention centre after a fight. - Mhlaba Memela

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