Prison officer accused over hanging death

  A senior prison officer appeared in court charged with manslaughter after an inmate was found hanging in his cell. Joseph Travers, 54, is to face an Old Bailey trial over following the death of 23-year-old Ryan Harvey at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes on 3 May, 2015. Travers, the most senior officer on duty that night, also faces an allegation of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office in his role custodial manager, Westminster Magistrates Court heard. The…

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