31 Oct 2013 15:27
'Serial voyeur' found dead in his prison cell, sparking murder investigation
"AG, 73, was serving a nine-month sentence after he was found lying on the floor in women's toilets at a shopping centre
A 73-year-old prisoner serving a nine-month sentence for voyeurism has been found dead in his cell, sparking a murder investigation.
AG, a serial peeping tom, was jailed in October after he was found lying on a cubicle floor in the women's toilets of a Leicester shopping centre.
An ambulance was called after staff found him in his cell at Lincoln Prison at around 5.45am this morning, but he was pronounced dead at the scene the Prison Service said.
A 35-year-old male inmate - understood to have been sharing a cell with G - has been arrested in connection with the incident, Lincolnshire Police said, as it opened a murder investigation.
G was jailed after admitting voyeurism and breaching a sexual offences prevention order which was imposed in 2009. It had banned him from loitering near or entering female toilets for five years, according to reports.
While jailing G for nine months, Judge Robert Brown at Leicester Crown Court also extended the order - banning him from ladies' lavatories for the rest of his life."
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