Prisoner Keith Willis who had been locked up at HMP Norwich since 2001 was found dead in his cell, inquest hears

Andrew Harding appeared via videolink at Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday charged with conveying items

Andrew Harding appeared via videolink at Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday charged with conveying items into HMP Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams - Credit: Steve Adams

An 82-year-old prisoner who had been locked up since 2001 was found dead in his cell, an inquest heard.

Keith Willis died on December 14 last year at HMP Norwich.

An inquest review held at Norfolk Coroner's Court on Thursday heard how there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

His medical cause of death was recorded as bronchopneumonia as a result of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Area coroner Yvonne Blake said medical statements had been requested, but were still outstanding.


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There will be a further review on August 3 this year.

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