Prisoner serving death by dangerous driving sentence absconds from Hollesley Bay

Martin McDonagh

Martin McDonagh - Credit: Archant

A Hollesley Bay prisoner serving a death by dangerous driving sentence has absconded, police have said.

Martin McDonagh, 30, who is serving a nine-year sentence for causing death by dangerous driving, was not present at the morning roll check at the open prison near Woodbridge today.

The incident was reported by the prison to Suffolk Constabulary shortly before 9am.

Initial enquiries have failed to locate McDonagh, a police spokesman said.

McDonagh is described as white, 6ft 2in tall, of medium build, with black hair and blue eyes.

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Anyone who may have seen McDonagh, or who has any information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to call police on 101.

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