Inquest opens on prisoner found hanging at Highpoint
An inmate was found hanging in his cell at Highpoint prison, an inquest has heard.
Alexander Habib-Shaheed, 32, was discovered by staff and attempts were made to revive him but were unsuccessful.
Today an inquest into the death of Mr Habib-Shaheed on May 26 was formally opened at Suffolk Coroners Court in Ipswich.
Suffolk area coroner Nigel Parsley said Mr Habib-Shaheed was declared dead at the Stradishall prison by a paramedic.
The hearing was adjourned until December to allow the completion of enquiries.