Investigation launched after prisoner (30) found dead at Irish jail
Published 13/08/2016 | 16:58
A 30-year-old prisoner has died at Maghaberry Prison.
The Northern Ireland Prison Service has confirmed the death in custody of a 30 year old prisoner at Maghaberry Prison.
The Prisoner Ombudsman have launched investigations into the death.
Prison Service director general Sue McAllister said: “I extend my sympathy and that of the Northern Ireland Prison Service to the family of the prisoner who has died.
"This is a tragedy and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time."
The Prison Service said that "while investigations are ongoing it would be inappropriate to provide any further comment".