Specialist teams are investigating a possible case of Legionnaires’ disease after a man died in Lincoln prison.
Graham Butterworth, 71, died in custody on Monday at the jail, which can accommodate 738 inmates.
Shower areas on one wing of the four-wing Victorian prison have been isolated and water samples sent for testing.
There will also be an independent investigation by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman.
A spokesperson for Public Health England (PHE) said it, along with HMP Lincoln, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and other health partners, was investigating to see whether it was a case of Legionnaires’.
It is understood no other prisoners have shown symptoms of the disease.
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