Boy George in Suffolk prison, claim

POP star Boy George - who was jailed for falsely imprisoning a male escort - has been moved to a Suffolk prison to see out the rest of his sentence, it is claimed.

POP star Boy George - who was jailed for falsely imprisoning a male escort - has been moved to a Suffolk prison to see out the rest of his sentence, it is claimed.

It is reported that George O'Dowd, better known as Boy George, former lead singer Culture Club, is currently at the Category C jail Edmunds Hill, near Bury St Edmunds, having been moved from the tough Pentonville Prison in London.

The 47-year-old was sentenced to 15 months earlier this month at Snaresbrook Crown Court for falsely imprisoning the Norwegian escort Audun Carlsen and beating him with a chain.

The Ministry of Justice declined to confirm or deny Boy George's whereabouts but it is understood Boy George was moved to Edmunds Hill amid claims he might have been targeted by other inmates because of his sexuality.

If he is currently at the Suffolk jail, he would be the latest in a long line of famous people to serve time at the 366-inmate prison including moors murderer Myra Hindley and more recently Blake Fielder-Civil, partner of Amy Winehouse who was jailed there last year after assaulting a outside a pub in East London and plotting to bribe him with �200,000 not to testify.

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