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:
- Northern Ireland Modern Slavery Strategy 2019 – 2020 published 18 April 2019
- New Independent Monitoring Board members appointed 11 April 2019
- Appointment of Civil Legal Services Appeal Panels 29 March 2019
- Appointment of Independent Reviewer of Criminal Record Certificates 29 March 2019