Death in custody, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm the death of a prisoner in QCS custody at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

The 37-year old man was involved in an altercation with another prisoner at Wolston Correctional Centre on November 10.

He was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with head injuries, and was pronounced deceased this morning.

The Queensland Police Service’s Correctional Services Investigation Unit is investigating.

Our condolences go out to the man’s family and friends.

Support is being offered to the responding officers and their colleagues at Wolston Correctional Centre.

As the matter is under investigation it would be inappropriate to comment further.

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