A murder investigation continues following the death of a man at HMP Pentonville. 

Police were called to HMP Pentonville at approximately 15:30hrs on Tuesday, 18 October following reports of a stabbing.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found three men – all prisoners – suffering from stab wounds.

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene at 16:25hrs. Police are in the process of informing next of kin.

A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course. Formal identification awaits.

Two other men, aged 21 and 30, have been taken to an east London hospital where they remain in a critical condition.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

A 34-year-old man [A] and a 26-year-old man [B] – both also prisoners at HMP Pentonville – have been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to north London police stations.

Further enquiries into the incident continue.

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