Three inmates died inside Birmingham Prison in month leading up to huge riot

Three inmates died inside Birmingham Prison in the month leading up to the massive riot - the worst in any UK prison in more than 20 years, the Mail can reveal today. The first prisoner died on November 7, a second was taken to hospital on December 7, but died two days later, and a third died inside the prison on December 8.At the height of the December 16 riot prisoners rampaged through wings, started fires, destroyed records and damaged equipment and locks.