Prisoner dies at Maghaberry Prison

The Northern Ireland Prison Service have confirmed the death in custody of a 33 year old prisoner at Maghaberry Prison.

Monday, 9th July 2018, 4:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:44 pm
Maghaberry Prison

The statement said: "The prisoner died this morning at a hospital. His next of kin have been informed.

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"As with standard procedure, the PSNI, Coroner and Prisoner Ombudsman have launched investigations into the death."

Ronnie Armour, Head of the Northern Ireland Prison Service said: "I would like to extend my sympathy and that of the Northern Ireland Prison Service to the family of the prisoner. My thoughts are with them at this difficult time."