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Death in custody – Wolston Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that a 73-year-old prisoner has died after suffering what appears to be a medical incident at Wolston Correctional Centre yesterday evening.

The man attended the medical centre at the prison suffering shortness of breath before rapidly declining.

QAS attended, but attempts by health staff, officers and paramedics to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.

Support is being offered to the responding officers.

Queensland Police (CSIU) have been informed.