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Investigation Report Into The Death of a Prisoner

Published on November 26 2013

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland today published an investigation report into the death of a prisoner who died shortly after he returned home from prison.

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Investigation report into the death in custody of Joseph Abraham

Published on May 21 2013

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today published her report into the death of 56-year-old Joseph Abraham, who died of a heart attack while in the custody of Magilligan Prison on Saturday 21 April 2012.

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Outgoing Ombudsman Commends Commitment to Prison Reform

Published on May 15 2013

The outgoing Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, has today published her final Annual Report.

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Investigation report into the near death of Mr C

Published on April 30 2013

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today published the Office’s first ‘near death’ investigation into the attempted suicide of a male prisoner.

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Investigation report into the death in custody of Frances Mc Keown

Published on November 28 2012

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today published her report into the death of 23-year-old Frances McKeown, who died by suicide while in the custody of Hydebank Wood Women’s Prison on Wednesday 4 May 2011.

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Investigation report into the death in custody of Samuel Carson

Published on November 20 2012

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today published her report into the death of 19-year-old Samuel Carson, who died by suicide while in the custody of Hydebank Wood Prison and Young Offenders Centre on Wednesday 4 May 2011.

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Prisoner Ombudsman to secure new statutory powers

Published on July 17 2012

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today confirmed that she has received assurance from Justice Minister, David Ford that a forthcoming review of arrangements for the operation and support of Criminal Justice Ombudsmen will place the Prisoner Ombudsman on a statutory footing.

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Investigation Report into the Death in Custody of Aaron Wayne Hogg

Published on June 27 2012

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today published her report into the death of 21-year-old Aaron Wayne Hogg, who died by suicide while in the custody of Maghaberry Prison on Sunday 22 May 2011.

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Investigation report into the death in custody of Patrick Duffy

Published on June 13 2012

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today published her report into the death of 49-year-old Patrick Duffy, who died of ‘poisoning by dihydrocodeine, diazepam and chlordiazepoxide’ whilst in the custody of Maghaberry Prison on Thursday 23 June 2011.

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