Published:20 April Updated:20 April An inmate in Maidstone Prison was found hanged in his cell, an inquest has heard. Petrut Cristea was a Romanian national who was serving a seven-year sentence for causing grievous bodily harm. Maidstone Prison The year-old had been transferred from Pentonville Prison to Maidstone - a prison that takes only foreign nationals - in March He spoke little English.
In a statement read to jail dating online inquest from prison officer Alfie Kitchener, who had known Mr Cristea throughout his time at Maidstone, Mr Cristea was described as a heavy drug-user and prolific self-harmer.
On June 1, marinarii de dating online year, at 9. He had last been observed alive at 7am. Ambulance crews were called, but in the meantime the prison staff attempted resuscitation, including using a defibrillator. Paramedics continued the work and although on their arrival there had been no signs of life, they were able to generate a faint heart beat.
A post mortem by Dr Anna Rycroft established the cause of death as suspension and Mr Cristea had no other injuries other than scarring to his forearms. The inquest is being held at the Shepway Centre in Oxford RoadMaidstone, before a jury of five men and five woman, with the coroner Sonia Hayes.
It is expected to run until Friday. The inquest will also hear the report of an inquiry into the effects of Covid lockdown measures at the jail by the Prisons and Probationary Ombudsman.
There were no friends or relatives of Mr Cristea at the hearing yesterday. An inquiry jail dating online been carried out into the effects of Covid lockdown on prisoners.