Prisoner dies suddenly in Maghaberry jail

You are viewing content from Q Belfast 96.7/102.5. Would you like to make this your preferred location?

By Bob Huggins

A 38 year old remand prisoner has died in Maghaberry jail.

No further details have been released but next of kin have been informed.

As with standard procedure, the PSNI, Coroner and Prisoner Ombudsman have launched investigations into the death. 

In a statement the Head of the Prison Service, Ronnie Armour said:

"I would like to extend my sympathy and that of the Northern Ireland Prison Service to the family of the man who has died in Maghaberry this morning.

My thoughts are with them at this difficult time."

More from Q Radio Local News


Join the Thank Q Club

Sign up for the Thank Q Club and receive exclusive offers, fun competitions and amazing prizes - it's quick and easy to do!

Sign Up Log In

Listen on the go

Download the Q Radio app to keep listening, wherever you are! It's available on Apple and Android devices.

Download from the App Store Download from Google Play