Death in custody, Maryborough Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that a prisoner died overnight at Maryborough Correctional Centre.

The 74-year-old man was found deceased in his single occupancy cell at about 4:30am.

Officers and QAS made attempts to resuscitate the man, however he was declared dead at about 5:20am.

QCS will assist Queensland Police in preparing a report for the Coroner.

Our thanks go to the responding officers, who are being provided assistance and support.

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