Prisoner found dead in cell

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The Independent Online
A prisoner was found dead in his jail cell yesterday. Garry Smith, 38, from Paisley, was found at 7am in Gateside jail, Greenock.

The Scottish Prison Service said the man's next of kin and police have been informed and a fatal accident inquiry will be held into the death. Smith was sentenced to two years and three months at Paisley Sheriff Court in May 1996 for breach of the peace and assault.

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