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Inmate dies in Christchurch prison

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 13/12/2016 Sean Martin

An inmate has died at Christchurch Men's Prison.

The man was found unresponsive in his cell following what is believed to be a medical event on Tuesday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

The death will now be subject to an inspectorate review and coroner's inquest, she said.

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