Patient killed his man in mental health ward and burned his body

An inmate at a secure mental health unit strangled another patient and then set fire to his body after they were left unsupervised for an hour, a court heard today (Weds). Jordan Bramble, 22, killed 46-year-old Carl Thorpe at the Coral Unit at Highgate Mental Health Centre, prosecutors claim. Staff not supposed to let Bramble out of their sight due to his history of violence, the Old Bailey heard. But the ward was at full capacity with 12 patients and…

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