An inmate died in the prison in Orbe VD on Monday. At around 1 p.m., a fellow inmate alerted prison staff that another inmate had hanged himself in his cell. This was announced by the cantonal police of Vaud.
The inmate is a 48-year-old Moldovan national. He was quickly given emergency care by the prison staff, but could not be resuscitated, it was said. He died on the spot. The authorities assume suicide. An investigation has been launched. (SDA)