Lincoln MP Karl McCartney says he has had talks with the Ministry of Justice about its ongoing review of the city's prison which could result in the site being closed or turned into an immigration removal centre.
He is urging those conducting the review to retain the prison in its current state.
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"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."