Triple axe murderer Henri van Breda rushed to hospital after being injured in ...

The son of a millionaire property tycoon convicted for hacking his father, mother and brother to death with an axe has been injured in prison.

Henri van Breda, 23, was reportedly rushed to hospital on Thursday from South Africa's Pollsmoor Prison.

The former Perth schoolboy was last month found guilty of three counts of murder and is behind bars awaiting a sentencing hearing set for June 5.

The son of a millionaire property tycoon convicted for hacking his parents and brother to death with an axe has been injured in prison (pictured is Henri van Breda)

The son of a millionaire property tycoon convicted for hacking his parents and brother to death with an axe has been injured in prison (pictured is Henri van Breda)

Henri van Breda, 23, was reportedly rushed to hospital on Thursday from South Africa's Pollsmoor Prison (Pictured are Martin Van Breda, right, wife Teresa, and eldest son Rudi, centre, and Marli, left)

Henri van Breda, 23, was reportedly rushed to hospital on Thursday from South Africa's Pollsmoor Prison (Pictured are Martin Van Breda, right, wife Teresa, and eldest son Rudi, centre, and Marli, left)

Marli van Breda (pictured) survived a severed jugular but was unable to testify against her brother due to memory loss 

Marli van Breda (pictured) survived a severed jugular but was unable to testify against her brother due to memory loss 

His uncle Andre van Breda quashed rumours his nephew had attempted suicide, describing Thursday reports as 'total nonsense', News 24 reported.

Henri was taken to the hospital wing of the prison suffering a 'small scratch',

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