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

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

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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