Child killer prison attack

There are reports the man jailed for murdering schoolgirl April Jones has been attacked in Wakefield Prison.

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Child killer attacked in Wakefield jail

Mark Bridger leaves Mold Crown Court after he was given a whole life sentence for the abduction and murder of schoolgirl April Jones. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Child killer Mark Bridger, who abducted and murdered five-year-old April Jones, has been attacked in a West Yorkshire prison.

Bridger, who is serving a life sentence, was slashed across the face with a makeshift blade by a fellow inmate at HMP Wakefield on Sunday.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was given stitches.

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