This page contains a list of investigations started from 22 February 2024 (investigations commenced before this date are not listed). The list will be updated weekly.

We will not name the deceased if they are under 18 and we only publish the details of the death once the Next of Kin has been informed.

Please note, the fatal incident investigation reports are published on our website after the inquest has concluded.  

For any queries, please contact: ppocomms@ppo.gov.uk 

PPO fatal incident investigations: 

April 2024 

Death of Malcolm Burwood on 07 April 2024 at HMP Holme House

Death of Rana Khan on 05 April 2024 at HMP Wandsworth

Death of David Leary on 05 April 2024 at HMP Wymott

Death of Christopher Hennigan on 04 April 2024 at HMP Manchester

Death of Khia Dawe on 04 April 2024 at HMP Exeter

Death of Graham Daggett on 03 April 2024 at HMP Lincoln

March 2024 

Death of Sean Spencer on 31 March 2024 while a resident at Ty Newydd Approved Premises

Death of David Pates on 28 March 2024 at HMP Birmingham

Death of David Butler on 26 March 2024 at HMP Holme House

Death of William Jolly on 26 March 2024 at HMP Wymott

Death of Damian Cyranowicz on 25 March 2024 at HMP Wandsworth

Death of Bernard Grace on 25 March 2024 at HMP Forest Bank

Death of Kenneth Barnes on 25 March 2024 at HMP Manchester

Death of Stephen Smith on 24 March 2024 at HMP Liverpool

Death of Barry Rossiter on 22 March 2024 at HMP Northumberland

Death of Colin Storr on 22 March 2024 at HMP Durham

Death of Cameron Anthony on 19 March 2024 at HMP Parc

Death of Shay Andrews on 18 March 2024 at HMP Parc

Death of Garth Walker on 17 March 2024 at HMP Altcourse

Death of Justin Lewis on 16 March 2024 at HMP Parc

Death of Warren Givens on 16 March 2024 at HMP Frankland

Death of John Smith on 13 March 2024 following his release from HMP Norwich

Death of Mohammed Ahmed on 13 March 2024 at HMP Frankland

Death of Steven Davidson on 12 March 2024 at HMP Chelmsford

Death of William Dawson on 11 March 2024 at HMP Holme House

Death of Dalton Barnett on 10 March 2024 at HMP Holme House

Death of Colin Bell on 10 March 2024 at HMP Stafford

Death of Christopher Stokes on 09 March 2024 at HMP Parc

Death of Taklus Hussain on 08 March 2024 at HMP Littlehey

Death of Anthony Bancroft on 05 March 2024 following his release from HMP Stocken

Death of Jason Rae on 04 March at HMP Forest Bank

Death of David Walpole on 01 March 2024 at HMP Lowdham Grange

February 2024 

Death of John Rose on 27 February 2024 at HMP Parc

Death of Patrick Maughan on 27 February 2024 at HMP Leeds

Death of Terrence Clover on 27 February 2024 at HMP Swaleside

Death of Jason Hussey on 27 February 2024 at HMP Parc

Death of Paul Miller on 26 February 2024 at HMP Kirklevington Grange

Death of Ms Angela Montgomery on 25 February 2024 at HMP Low Newton

Death of Raymond Hodges on 24 February 2024 at HMP Usk

Death of Lisa Docherty on 21 February 2024 following her release from HMP Peterborough

Death of Lee Sentance on 21 February 2024 following his release from HMP Lincoln

Death of David Glass on 20 February 2024 at HMP Altcourse

Death of Mohamed Izem on 19 February 2024 following his release from Harmondsworth IRC

Death of Alan Burnell on 17 February 2024 at HMP The Verne

Death of Edward Hands on 16 February 2024 at HMP Bedford

Death of Mark Walker on 16 February 2024 at HMP Nottingham

Death of Michael Dawson on 14 February 2024 at HMP Lindholme

Death of Ashley Ferrie on 13 February 2024 at HMP Fosse Way

Death of James Maughan on 11 February 2024 while a resident at Trent House Approved Premises

Death of Jackie Stewart-Murphy on 11 February 2024 at HMP Whatton

Death of Mani Kurian on 09 February 2024 at HMP Littlehey

Death of Kyle Tyler on 08 February 2024 following his release from HMP High Down

Death of David Smith on 08 February 2024 at HMP Northumberland

Death of Dean Gathercole on 08 February 2024  at HMP Littlehey