HM Prison Frankland: Two Men Charged With Murder After Prison Death

Prison Frankland

First Posted: 02/10/11 22:18 Updated: 02/10/11 22:18   PA

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Two men have been charged with the murder of a prisoner, police said.

A 32-year-old man and a 23-year-old man will appear before magistrates charged with the murder of Mitchell Harrison, 23, at HM Prison Frankland, County Durham.

Harrison was found dead in a cell at the prison just after 10am on Saturday.

A post-mortem examination found that Harrison, who is originally from Wolverhampton, had died from "multiple injuries".

A Durham Constabulary spokeswoman said: "The man who died can now be named as Mitchell Dean Harrison, whose last address was in Cumbria.

"Two men, aged 32 and 23, have been charged with murder and will appear before Peterlee Magistrates'."

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