Two teenagers found dead at Polmont Young Offenders' Institute

Two teenage inmates were found dead within days of each other at a young offenders institution in Scotland, police have confirmed.

Polmont Young Offenders Institution. Picture Ian Rutherford
Polmont Young Offenders Institution. Picture Ian Rutherford

There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances following the deaths.

A 19-year-old man was found dead on January 13, followed by an 18-year-old on Saturday at Polmont in Falkirk.

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Speaking to a national newspaper a spokeswoman for the Scottish Prison Service confirmed the fatalities.

A police spokesman said last night: “We can confirm that we are investigating two deaths at Polmont YOI.

“They happened on Friday, January 13, and Saturday, January 21.

“There appear to be no suspicious circumstances.”