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Murder charge man dies in prison
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Mr Tant was charged after an incident in East Calder
A prisoner who was remanded in custody on a murder charge has been found dead at Saughton Prison in Edinburgh.

Thomas Tant, 26, was remanded at Linlithgow Sheriff Court on 22 October last year.

He had been charged in connection with the discovery of the body of a 32-year-old man, after an incident in East Calder, West Lothian.

A Scottish Prison Service spokeswoman said: "Police and next of kin have now been informed."

A fatal accident inquiry will be held.



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