Winson Green Prison / HMP Birmingham
Posted in Weird Places > Prisons and Asylums > Category B Prisons
Built in 1849, Winson Green is a category B/C prison. It was once a place of execution - with 35 people meeting their demise at the hands of the state in the 20th century alone.
Among its visitors have been such luminaries as Ozzy Osbourne and Fred West
, who hung himself here in a cell on New Year's Day, 1995.
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