BREAKING: Gardai launch murder inquiry after inmate is stabbed to death in Cork Prison

Cork Prison
Cork Prison

Gardai have launched a murder inquiry after an inmate was stabbed to death in Cork Prison.

The victim, who was in his early 40s, was stabbed in the chest at around 5pm this evening, in the kitchen of the prison. 

The area has been sealed off and gardaí have been called in to investigate.

Statements will be taken from other inmates and witnesses.