A prison warder shot himself dead in the grounds of a hospital while guarding an inmate who had been transferred there for treatment.
The man’s body was found in one of the outbuildings in the grounds of Samodzielny Publiczny Szpital Kliniczny nr 1 in Szczecin, on the morning of January 30. He had a gunshot wound to his head.
He was guarding the prisoner in the company of a colleague, whom he told he was going to get breakfast. When he failed to return, the colleague raised the alarm and a search began. Police and the Public Prosecutor’s office are investigating.