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Man found dead in cell at Cloverhill Prison

Foul play is not suspected in the man’s death.

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SEPARATE INVESTIGATIONS HAVE been launched by the Irish Prison Service, gardaí and the Inspector of Prisons after a man was found dead in his cell in Cloverhill Prison this morning.

The 39-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell at around 6am.

A spokesperson for the prison service confirmed the death and said it has launched an investigation. Foul play is not suspected.

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