Adrian Ismay, who had previously been released from hospital after sustaining serious injuries from a dissident Republican bomb attack, suffered a fatal heart attack earlier today.
The First Minister lead condemnation, tweeting from the USA on an investment mission, “I’m devastated. Can’t believe the news. I was texting Adrian before we left for the US. He was doing well. My thoughts are with his family.”
The PSNI have yet to confirm they are treating the death as murder.
Coincidentally today in the Irish Republic the government has organised the first of a supposedly annual ‘Proclamation Day’, where the call to arms of the Irish republican rebels is being read out to every school in the country.