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Bridgend prisoner found dead in cell

A man who was being held at Parc Prison in Bridgend has died after being found in his cell by staff.

Staff found the man's body on Thursday (21 June).

Paramedics attempted CPR and he was take to the Princess of Wales hospital in the town.

Credit: ITV News Wales

On Thursday 21 June, a prisoner at HM Prison Parc was found unresponsive in his cell.

Despite the best efforts of prison staff and paramedics, sadly passed away. His family has been informed and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

– Director of Parc Prison, Janet Wallsgrove

The man's family has been informed.

The death is now being investigated by the prison and probation ombudsman.