The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has opened an investigation into the death of a Cowes man at HMP Guys Marsh earlier this week.
29-year-old Samuel Groves – also known as Sami Benning – was found dead in his cell at HMP Guys Marsh in Dorset on Monday morning.
The sudden death has prompted a Police investigation.
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice has this week said:
“HMP Guys Marsh prisoner Samuel Groves, 29, died on Monday.
“As with all deaths in custody, there will be an independent investigation by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman.
“The police are investigating this matter, so it would be inappropriate to comment further.”