22yo man dies in hospital at Tamworth Correctional Centre

A YOUNG man has died in hospital after being found unresponsive at Tamworth Correctional Centre. 

A Corrective Services NSW spokeswoman confirmed the 22-year-old man was found unresponsive at the jail about 9am Wednesday, September 20.

"The Corrective Services Investigation Unit, which is part of the NSW Police Force, is investigating and will prepare a report on the death," the spokeswoman said in a statement provided to The Leader.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious.

"All deaths in custody are referred to the NSW Coroner."

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