Saturday 24 March 2018

Investigation launched after man (44) dies at Magilligan Prison

(Stock photo)
(Stock photo) Newsdesk Newsdesk

A 44-year-old man has died at Magilligan Prison.

The Northern Ireland Prison Service said the prisoner's next of kin have been informed.

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

The PSNI, coroner and Prisoner Ombudsman have launched investigations into the death.

Belfast Telegraph

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News