September 4, 2023 2.52 pm This story is over 6 months old

Former Lincoln prison officer sentenced for neglect of prisoner who took own life

‘A gross failure in his duties as a prison officer’

A former prison officer at HMP Lincoln has received an eight-month suspended sentence after faking records relating to a prisoner who took his life.

Luke Thomas, 32, failed to carry out essential checks on a vulnerable inmate and manipulated records concerning the prisoner’s well-being.

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