Prisoner, 24, is 'bashed to death' in his cell at Silverwater jail

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Inmate, 24, is 'bashed to death' at Silverwater jail as it is revealed the man charged with his murder had attacked prisoners before A 24-year-old inmate was found dead at a correctional facility in Sydney   The alleged murder took place at Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre Police have charged the victim's 28-year-old cellmate with murder  He was previously charged with inflicting grievous body harm on a cellmate

By Sahil Makkar For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 11:18 BST, 13 June 2019 | Updated: 11:22 BST, 13 June 2019

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A 24-year-old inmate has allegedly been murdered while being held on remand at a maximum security jail in Sydney's west.

NSW Police on Thursday evening said they'd charged a 28-year-old man with murder after the younger man's body was found by Corrective Services staff at Silverwater's Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre about 6.30am.

The suspect Peter Juyong Ahn was previously charged with inflicting grievous body harm on a cellmate in Parklea in April.

Despite this Corrective Services still housed him in a cell with another prisoner.  

A 24-year-old inmate was found beaten to death in his cell at Silverwater prison (pictured) at a correctional facility on Thursday morning

A 24-year-old inmate was found beaten to death in his cell at Silverwater prison (pictured) at a correctional facility

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