A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in HMP Pentonville.
Police were called to HMP Pentonville at approximately 15:30hrs on Tuesday, 18 October, following reports of a stabbing.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found three men – all prisoners – suffering from stab wounds.
A man in his twenties was pronounced dead at the scene at 16:25hrs. Police are in the process of informing next of kin.
A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course. Formal identification awaits.
Two other men, aged 21 and 30, have been taken to an east London hospital where they remain in a critical condition.
A 34-year-old man – also a prisoner at HMP Pentonville – has been arrested in connection with the incident. He has been taken to a north London police station where he remains in custody.
Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.
Further enquiries into the incident continue
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