Norwich prisoner found hanging

A robber who was recalled to Norwich prison for breaching the terms of his release has been found hanging in his cell.

Thomas Curtis, 29, who was jailed for 12 years for robbery, was found in his cell at Norwich prison at approximately 5.45am on Monday morning. He was pronounced dead at about 6.10am.

It is understood that Curtis had not been identified as a prisoner at risk of suicide or self-harm and an investigation is now under way.

A Prison Service spokesman said: 'As with all deaths in custody, the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will conduct an investigation.'

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