The Northern Ireland Prison Service has announced the death in custody of 57 year old prisoner at Magilligan Prison.
The prisoner died on Sunday 21 October. His next of kin have been informed. As with standard procedure, the PSNI, Coroner and Prisoner Ombudsman have been informed.
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.’’
Notes to editors:
- Experience of Crime: Findings from the 2017/18 Northern Ireland Crime Survey published today 13 December 2018
- Prisoner death at Maghaberry 11 December 2018
- Consultation launched on cost recovery of civil court fees 10 December 2018
- Prison Estate Discussion Document Published 06 December 2018