Inmate found dead in China detention centre

September 12th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Prosecutors in China have launched an investigation after an inmate at a detention centre was found hanged to death, Xinhua reported.

The 62-year-old inmate, Li Wanwan, was found hanged by his own belt at the bathhouse of the Jiahe county detention centre in Hunan province 5 a.m. Wednesday, officials said.

Another inmate reported the incident to the police after finding the body.

Li was under a 10-day administrative detention till Sep 17 for assaulting some people.

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