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Inmate's death the second in two weeks in Maghaberry prison

Published 15/11/2016

The death is the second in two weeks at Maghaberry
The death is the second in two weeks at Maghaberry

A prisoner has died inside Maghaberry high security jail in Northern Ireland.

The death is the second inside the facility near Lisburn in two weeks.

The Northern Ireland Prison Service confirmed the latest fatal incident in a statement.

"The next of kin have been informed and the Prison Service has expressed their sympathy to the family," it said.

"The PSNI, Coroner and Prisoner Ombudsman will conduct a full investigation into the death."

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