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Max Clifford has died after suffering heart attack in prison

The 74-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest after collapsing in prison.

FORMER CELEBRITY PUBLICIST Max Clifford has died after suffering a heart attack in prison.

The 74-year-old was taken to hospital last week after collapsing in his cell, according to the BBC.

Clifford was serving an eight-year sentence at Littlehey Prison in Cambridgeshire for historic sex offences.

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice said: “As with all deaths in custody, there will be an investigation by the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman.

“Our condolences are with Mr Clifford’s family at this difficult time.”

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