Friday, 6 January 2017

Transgender woman found dead in cell at HMP Doncaster


A transgender woman being held at a male prison while on remand has been found dead in her cell, it has emerged. Jenny Swift, 49, was found unresponsive at HMP Doncaster, South Yorkshire, on 30 December and later pronounced dead. Ms Swift, from Seaforth in Sefton, Merseyside, was remanded in custody after a man was stabbed in November and later died.An unnamed friend of hers said she had asked to be put into a women's prison, the Sheffield Star reported.