Date: 24th March 2010 at 12:16pm
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If former Hornet’s striker Marlon King had a hope getting a deal with another club once his jail term ends then he’s probably just seen that slim chance ended after it was revealed he was found to have cocaine in his cell.

The 29 year-old striker who spent three years as Hornet between 2005 and 2008 was found with a wrap of cocaine in a cabinet next to his bed in his cell at Wayland Prison in Norfolk.

King is currently serving an 18 month sentence for molesting and subsequently breaking the nose of 20 year old Emily Carr in a Soho club whilst on loan at Hull City from Wigan.

This is of course the same Marlon King who has been inside once before for his part in the sale of a stolen vehicle!

The Sun also reported two weeks ago that King was battered with a plate and left with a black eye whilst following a row in the queue for dinner.

Does he ever learn?