Prisoner found dead

Last updated 18:56 01/06/2014

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A prisoner at Auckland’s Paremoremo prison was found dead in his cell on Friday night.

Northern regional commissioner Jeanette Burns said police were called following the discovery and no staff or other prisoners were injured.

The case had been referred to the coroner.

Burns said Corrections’ thoughts and condolences were with the prisoner's family and friends.

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- Fairfax Media

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