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Jury in inquest into HMP Woodhill inmate's death begins deliberations

Michael Cameron was found dead in his cell in April 2016. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

The inquest jury looking at the death of inmate at a prison dogged by suicides has retired to consider its findings.

Michael Cameron was the third of seven men to take their own lives at HMP Woodhill in Milton Keynes last year. A total of 18 people have died there since 2013 - Mr Cameron was the 14th.

While in police custody, the 45-year-old had harmed himself and had been placed on constant observation. Once arriving at the prison, he was the subject of hourly observations.

According to the charity Inquest, Mr Cameron's cell mate had handed razor blades to officers on April 25th. He believed Mr Cameron had intended to hurt himself.

The following day, the cell mate was moved and Mr Cameron was found hanging in his cell by an officer.