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Two prisoners have appeared in court charged with murdering a convicted child killer in jail.
Gary David Smith, 47, and Lee William Newell, 44, appeared before Worcester Magistrates today charged with the murder of Subhan Anwar, who was found to have a broken neck in the post mortem examination.
The two men are fellow inmates at Long Lartin jail in Worcestershire, where Anwar was serving a minimum of 23 years for murdering a two-year-old girl from Huddersfield.
Both men were remanded in custody to appear at Worcester Crown Court on Tuesday February 19.
Two prisoners have been charged with murder after the death of a child killer in jail.
The body of Subhan Anwar, 25, was found by prison officers at Long Lartin prison near Evesham, in Worcestershire, on Thursday evening.
Two men, aged 47 and 45, were arrested at the scene and taken into police custody, and were charged late last night, West Mercia Police said.
They will appear at Worcester Magistrates' Court today.
Anwar was serving a minimum 23-year prison term for the torture and murder of a two-year-old girl in 2009.