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Prisoner charged over death of fellow inmate

Detectives from the Corrective Services Investigation Unit have laid charges, following investigations into the suspicious death of a 37-year-old man in custody at the Woodford Correctional Centre.

The man's body was found in the prison laundry on Wednesday, May 6.

A 25-year-old fellow prisoner from the Woodford Correctional Centre has been charged with murder.

He is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on July 20.

Queensland Corrective Services have provided assistance to the Queensland Police Service throughout the investigation.