He quickly went on a rampage proving that his time inside had not rehabilitated him at all. He was sentenced to life, again, whatever that means.
Also in May 2014 there were a spate of absconds as convicted killer Arnold Pickering, 44, from Greater Manchester, went on the run after he failed to return to Kennet Prison in Liverpool; knife robber, Damien Burns, 39 from Scarborough and Dean Jackson, 27, from Newcastle upon Tyne, who was on remand for a theft related matter also absconded.
In 2014 the government was quick to respond promising to tighten security but with much of the UK prison system now operated by private security firms and the service facing cuts were those empty words?
And in 2015 the jokes continue.