Prisoner stabbed, killed in Port Phillip Prison

An inmate at a maximum-security prison in Melbourne was stabbed and killed on Monday night.

A Victoria Police spokeswoman confirmed police were called to the Port Phillip Prison shortly before 7pm.

Paramedics worked on the 23-year-old man for some time but he died at the scene.

Police detained a number of people and investigations were ongoing, the spokeswoman said.

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