Northern Ireland

Samuel McKinley: Life sentence prisoner fails to return to Maghaberry jail in County Antrim

Samuel McKinley Image copyright Prison Service
Image caption The Prison Service say Samuel McKinley, 53, is serving a life sentence for murder

The Prison Service has said that a man who is serving a life sentence for murder has failed to return to Maghaberry prison in County Antrim.

Samuel McKinley, 53, was on a pre-release work scheme.

He was due to return to prison on Monday.

Police are appealing for information about his whereabouts.