Man arrested following death of Barlinnie prisoner

A 22-year-old male inmate at Barlinnie died in the early hours of yesterday. Picture: Robert Perry
A 22-year-old male inmate at Barlinnie died in the early hours of yesterday. Picture: Robert Perry
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A MAN has been arrested following the death of a prisoner at a Glasgow jail.

The 22-year old male inmate at Barlinnie Prison died in the early hours of yesterday, Police Scotland said.

Officers said a man, also aged 22, has been arrested and is being held in police custody.

He is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court today.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.