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Arrest after man murdered in Wandsworth Prison

Wandsworth Prison in south west London. Credit: PA

A man has been murdered in Wandsworth Prison, Scotland Yard said.

Officers were called to the jail at 7.35am this morning to reports of a male prisoner dead in a cell.

The victim is believed to be aged in his 60s and though next of kin have been informed, formal identification has not yet taken place.

A man in his 40s, also a prisoner, has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and is currently in police custody.

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