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Inmate at Limerick prison found 'in pool of blood' in showers

The man is believed to have been beaten up by another prisoner.

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AN INMATE AT Limerick Prison is being treated for serious head injuries after being beaten up in the showers at the weekend.

A source said the man was found “in a pool of blood” in the shower area on Sunday afternoon. The 21-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

It is understood a suspect, another prisoner, has been identified.

Both gardaí and the governor of the prison are investigating the assault.

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