Death in Custody - Magilligan Prison

Date published: 21 October 2018


The Northern Ireland Prison Service has announced the death in custody of 57 year old prisoner at Magilligan Prison.

Prison service signage

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: 

All media enquiries should be directed to the Department of Justice Press Office on 028 9052 6444. Out of office hours please contact the duty press officer on 028 9037 8110

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