THE PEMBROKESHIRE man who was accused of murdering Lisa Fraser has comitted suicide in whilst in the cutody of the HM Prison Service, Swansa Crown Court has beent told.
Matthew Harris was due to stand trial for the murder of Lisa Fraser in Pembroke Dock last month.
Harris, of Barn Court, Haverfordwest, appeared at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court on May 16.
At the court hearing there was talk between parties whether Harris should be taken to prison, or a secure psychiatric unit.
It was decided in the court that he would be rushed to Swansea Crown Court the next day, and that would be a metter for them.
Accordingly, he appeared before Judge Paul Thomas QC at Swansea Crown Court on Tuesday, May 17.
On Monday (Jun 13) the defentant was due to appear at crown court for a pre-arranged plea and trial and preparation.
A Dyfed-Powys detective sergeant who was part of the investigation into the murder of Mrs Fraser that Harris hanged himself in his cell at HMP Long Lartin, categorised as a CAT A high-security prison.
His body found by prison officers on May 28, he said.