PSNI and Ombudsman investigate Maghaberry prisoner death

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The Northern Ireland Prison Service has confirmed a 33-year-old Maghaberry prisoner has died.

The man passed away on Monday morning in hospital.

The PSNI, Coroner and Prisoner Ombudsman have launched investigations into the death.

Ronnie Armour, Head of the Northern Ireland 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."