Corrections Victoria would like to acknowledge the death of a prisoner at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, on Friday 9 July 2021.

Deaths in custody have an impact on family members, friends and corrections staff, as well as victims of crime, and we’re working to ensure they are provided with the support they need.

The family of the man has been notified with our condolences.

All deaths in custody are reported to the Coroners Court of Victoria, which formally determines the cause of death.