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Philip Strickland's killer Jason Weir found dead in jail cell

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Jason Weir

Jason Weir

Jason Weir

A killer nearing the end of his life sentence for a shotgun murder has taken his own life in Magilligan Prison.

Jason Weir (34) was found dead in his cell last Tuesday by shocked jail staff.

He was serving a minimum nine-and-a-half year sentence for the 2012 execution of Philip Strickland near the village of Comber, Co Down.


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