Prisoner Andrew Colyer found dead in HMP Elmley cell before child abuse images trial
Colyer was on remand at
Elmley prison when he died
An inmate at an Isle of Sheppey prison has been found dead
ahead of his trial, it has emerged.
Andrew Colyer, 50, was facing child abuse image
charges when he was found unconscious in his cell at HMP
Prison staff attempted to resuscitate Colyer, from
Tunbridge Wells, but he was pronounced dead in the early hours
of Sunday, October 28.
An inquest was opened and adjourned and a cause of death is yet to
A HM Prison Service spokesman said: "As with all deaths in
custody, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will conduct an
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