Convicted paedophile found dead at Doncaster prison

James Giles.

James Giles.

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A convicted paedophile has been found dead at a prison near Doncaster.

James Giles was found unresponsive in his cell at Moorland Prison last Wednesday, April 6.

The 25-year-old from Morley was serving a ten-year extended prison sentence in March 2013, after pleading guilty to four sex assaults on a child under the age of 13 and one of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

A Prison Service spokesperson said: "HMP Moorland prisoner James Giles was found unresponsive in his cell on Wednesday 6 April.

"Staff attempted CPR and an ambulance was called but he was pronounced dead at 6.20am.

"As with all deaths in custody there will be an investigation by the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman."