Man charged with Gosport stabbing found dead in prison cell

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A man remanded in prison custody after a fight in Gosport has been found dead in his cell.

Authorities confirmed that on July 19 Daryl Hargrave, 22, was found unresponsive at Winchester Prison.

It is understood he was found hanged.

A Prison Service spokesman said that prison staff attempt resuscitation before Mr Hargrave was taken to hospital, but he was pronounced dead.

Mr Hargrave had appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on July 13 after being charged with grievous bodily harm with intent.

The court heard from prosecutor Rick Smith that Mr Hargrave, who lived at Agnew House, in St Vincent Road, Gosport, had got into the fight with a fellow resident at around 11.30pm, on July 11and had stabbed him.

Defence lawyer Rhys Evans did not make an application for bail and Mr Hargrave was remanded in custody. He had been due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Monday, August 3.