Belfast Telegraph

27-year-old inmate at prison found dead

An inmate at Magilligan Prison has been found dead, the Northern Ireland Prison Service has said.

The 27-year-old man died on Friday morning.

The PSNI, Coroner and Prisoner Ombudsman have launched probes into the man's death.

His next of kin have been informed.

Ronnie Armour, head of the Prison Service, said: "I would like to extend my sympathy and that of the Northern Ireland Prison Service to the family of the prisoner. My thoughts are with them at this difficult time."

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