Convicted murderer fails to return to Maghaberry

HMP Maghaberry
HMP Maghaberry

A convicted murderer is unlawfully at large having failed to return to Maghaberry prison following a pre-release work scheme.

Police have been advised by prison authorities that Samuel McKinley was due back on Monday, December 22.

The life sentence prisoner is described as having a fresh complexion, of heavy build with blue eyes, black hair and 5’10” (1.78m) tall.

Anyone with information about Mr McKinley is asked to pass it to the PSNI or the Crimestoppers charity on 0800555111.