A former nurse who had been charged in connection with an alleged kidnapping in Anglesey has died in prison.
Robert Frith, of Tyn Parc, Holyhead, was found dead at HMP Berwyn in Wrexham on Saturday, North Wales Live has reported.
The 65-year-old former psychiatric nurse had been remanded in custody ahead of a plea and trial preparation hearing in relation to the alleged kidnapping of a child in Gaerwen.
A Prison Service spokesperson said: “HMP Berwyn prisoner Robert Frith died in custody on November 14.
“The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has been informed.”
He appeared at Llandudno Magistrates’ Court alongside five other defendants on November 9 accused of kidnapping a child under ten on November 4.
He was due to appear again before Caernarfon Crown Court on December 7.
The other defendants in the case are Jane Claire Going-Hill, 59, of Pump Street, Holyhead; Anke Hill, 50, of Cae Glas, Holyhead; Edward Stevenson, 68, of Parnell Close, Maidenbower, Crawley, West Sussex; Janet Stevenson, 66, a charity counsellor, of Parnell Close, Maidenbower, Crawley, West Sussex and Wilfred Wong, 55, of Pied Bull Court, Galen Place, Camden, London.