Former celeb publicist Max Clifford dies aged 74

Max Clifford

by A Jakes |
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Disgraced former PR guru Max Clifford has died after collapsing at Littlehey Prison in Cambridgeshire.

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Justice have confirmed that Max died in hospital from a heart attack.

It was believed the jailed publicist collapsed in his cell last Thursday (07 Dec 2017) as he was trying to clean it, and collapsed again the following day.

He had been serving an eight-year sentence for historical sex offences.

The Ministry of Justice said: "As with all deaths in custody, there will be an investigation by the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman."

A spokeswoman added: "Our condolences are with Mr Clifford's family at this difficult time.

His daughter Louise, 46, had told the Mail on Sunday that the media mogul first collapsed in his cell on Thursday when he was trying to clean it, adding: "It was just too much."

Why was Max Clifford in prison?

Max Clifford was sentenced to eight-years imprisonment un 2014 after being found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault between 1977 and 1985.

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