A man has been charged with the murder of Jason Lee Evans, whose body was found in his cell in February 1995.

A man has been charged over a prison murder that occurred in Brisbane almost 20 years ago.

Jason Lee Evans, 21, was found dead in his cell at the Sir David Longlands Correctional Centre, now the Brisbane Correctional Centre, in Wacol on February 1, 1995.

A 41-year-old man has been charged with murder over the incident.

He’ll appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on October 22.