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A pensioner serving a nine-month prison sentence for voyeurism died of "serious head trauma", a post mortem has revealed.
Serial peeping tom Alan Goode, aged 73, was found dead in his cell by prison staff at HMP Lincoln in the early hours of yesterday morning.
A 35-year-old inmate thought to have been sharing Goode's cell has been arrested and bailed over his death.
Goode was jailed in October after he was found lying on the floor of a women's toilet cubicle at a Leicester shopping centre.
A prison reform charity has called for an investigation into the death of 73-year-old Lincoln Prison inmate Alan Goode, who was serving a nine-month sentence for voyeurism.
Juliet Lyon, director of the charity Prison Reform Trust, said:
The prison where a 73-year-old voyeur was today found dead in his cell was the subject of a damning report into safety standards last December.
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons said it found serious failings at the overcrowded Lincoln Prison, which at the time was holding 50 percent more prisoners than it was certified to hold.
A 35-year-old inmate has been arrested in connection with the murder of convicted voyeur Alan Goode at Lincoln Prison.
The arrested man is understood to have been sharing a cell with Goode, a serial peeping Tom who was found dead in his cell this morning.
The Ministry of Justice have confirmed that 73-year-old Alan Goode was found dead in his cell early this morning.
A Prison Service spokesperson said:
A murder investigation has been launched after a 73-year-old prisoner, serving a nine-month sentence for voyeurism, died in his cell at Lincoln Prison, the Prison Service said.