Two charged over prisoner's death
Two men have been charged with the murder of a prisoner, police said.
A 32-year-old man and a 23-year-old man will appear before magistrates charged with the murder of Mitchell Harrison, 23, at HM Prison Frankland, County Durham.
Harrison was found dead in a cell at the prison just after 10am on Saturday.
A post-mortem examination found that Harrison, who is originally from Wolverhampton, had died from "multiple injuries".
A Durham Constabulary spokeswoman said: "The man who died can now be named as Mitchell Dean Harrison, whose last address was in Cumbria.
"Two men, aged 32 and 23, have been charged with murder and will appear before Peterlee Magistrates'."
Harrison was given an indeterminate sentence at Carlisle Crown Court in January last year after being convicted of the rape of a 13-year-old girl.
He was sentenced to at least four-and-a-half years in jail and was put on the sex offenders' register for life.
The attack happened at a property in Kendal, Cumbria, in August 2009.
He was sent to HMP Frankland, a Category A institution housing more than 800 prisoners, including some of the most serious offenders in the prison system.