Death in custody: Woodford Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm the death of a prisoner at Woodford Correctional Centre this afternoon.

The 37-year-old man was declared deceased just before 4pm this afternoon after his body was found in a laundry at the centre.

Custodial correctional staff immediately began first aid on the man, however he was unable to be revived.

CSIU is investigating the incident, and Queensland Corrective Services will assist in the investigation and the preparation of a report to the coroner.

His next of kin has been informed, and our condolences go to his family and friends.

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