Bedford Prison: Inmate killed cell rats during inspection

A prisoner was found to be catching and killing rats in his cell during an inspection at an infested jail, a report has revealed.Inspectors said HMP Bedford had continued to suffer an "inexorable decline" in standards, despite two years of efforts to improve it.Chief Inspector of Prisons Peter Clarke said: "The collapse in standards is as sad as it is inexcusable."

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