05/02/2019

Magilligan Prisoner Dies In Custody

An investigation has been launched into the death of a prisoner in a Northern Ireland jail.

The 27-year-old died on Monday 04 February in hospital.

He was an in-mate at Magilligan in County L'Derry.

The PSNI, Coroner and Priosoner Ombudsman have launched investigations into the death, as is standard procedure.
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Ronnie Armour, Director General of the Northern Ireland Prison Service said: "On behalf of the Northern Ireland Prison Service, I would like to extend my sympathy to the family of the prisoner. My thoughts are with them at this difficult time."



(JG/CM)

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