10/07/2018

Investigation Launched Into Death Of Prisoner

A 33-year-old prisoner in Maghaberry has died, according to the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS).

The man passed away in hospital on Monday, 09 July.

The PSNI, Coroner and the NIPS have launched investigations into the death.
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Mr Ronnie Armour, Head of the NIPS, 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."

(CD/LM)

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