6 Mar 2020

Prisoner killed in attack at Paremoremo named as Rotorua 25-year-old

2:54 pm on 6 March 2020

Police have named the prisoner who died after being attacked by an inmate at Auckland's Paremoremo Prison yesterday.

Sliding barred doors and lock

Paremoremo prison. Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham Farrelly

He was 25-year-old Blake John Lee from Rotorua.

The Department of Corrections said the alleged attacker had been isolated from other prisoners.