January 26, 2018 1.16 pm This story is over 70 months old

‘He didn’t deserve to die’: Mum’s plea to find out how son was killed in Lincoln Prison

“Please help us”

A mother is appealing for information about how her son was killed in Lincoln Prison.

Samuel Harrison, 29, who was an inmate at the prison, was taken to hospital with a serious brain injury on September 11, 2017 where he later died on September 25.

His mother, who has not been named, has released the following appeal through Lincolnshire Police:

“My son, Samuel Harrison was in Lincoln prison on Monday September 11 when at about 8.30am he was on B wing when he was involved in an incident which resulted in him suffering a serious brain injury.

“He was taken to hospital and despite the best efforts of medical staff he never regained consciousness and died on Monday, September 25.

“I would like to make a plea to anyone who saw what happened to him on that morning to contact the police and tell them how he received the injury, I have lost my son and his children their father and his family and friends just want to know the truth about the circumstances that have led to him being injured so we can start to try and understand why he died.

“If anyone saw what happened to him in prison on that day then on behalf of his family please do the right thing and let the police know, I know it must be difficult but Sam did not deserve to die and we just need to know why and how he has unfortunately lost his life at such a young age,.

“To anyone who does know what happened please help us.”

A 41-year-old man was initially interviewed by police, but was later ‘released’ from the investigation.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident 264 of September 11, 2017 or email [email protected].

Alternatively, people can report anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through their online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.