Police are investigating the murder of Aldryn Adonis, also know as Ehawn Peters, 40, an inmate at the Lusignan Prisons, who was on remand for simple larceny.
Investigations have revealed so far, that Adonis was in bay two while the suspects were in bay one.
He jumped the fence which separates bay one from bay two during a heated argument between himself and the four suspects. A fight ensued between them which resulted in the victim receiving several chops about the head, chest, hands and both feet.
The victim was taken to the medical outpost at the prison, where he was examined by a prison medex on duty and was subsequently transferred to the GPHC in a critical condition.
About 10:30am, Adonis succumbed to his injuries.
Investigations are ongoing.