News

Deaths in Custody

Karen Smith, 30, a prisoner at HMP & YOI Cornton Vale died at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. She was untried. Police Scotland have been advised and the matter will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal. Next of kin have been informed and a fatal accident inquiry may be held in due course.

Nigel Robert Smith, 46, a prisoner at HMP Castle Huntly died whilst on home leave. He was convicted at Dunoon Sheriff Court on 19 March 2013. Police Scotland have been advised and the matter will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal. Next of kin have been informed and a fatal accident inquiry may be held in due course.