Death of Prison Officer

Date published: 15 March 2016

The Northern Ireland Prison Service has confirmed that the Prison Officer injured in a recent terrorist attack has died.

In a joint statement Justice Minister David Ford MLA and NIPS Director General Sue McAllister said: “Adrian Ismay gave over 28 years of service to prisons in Northern Ireland and he was greatly respected by all those who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues at this difficult time.”

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