Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

October 19, 2009 14:05 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Death at Grande Cache Institution

GRANDE CACHE, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2009) - In the early morning of October 19, 2009 an inmate from the Grande Cache Institution died of an apparent suicide while in custody.

The inmate was a thirty-three year old and serving a five year and one month sentence for four counts of Robbery. Next-of-kin has been notified by the Edmonton Police Service.

As in all cases where an individual dies while in custody, the police and coroner are called in to investigate. In addition, Correctional Services Canada will review the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The Grande Cache Institution is a Federal medium security facility located approximately 450 kilometers Northwest of Edmonton, Alberta.

Contact Information

  • Correctional Service of Canada: Grande Cache Institution
    Arthur Ding
    Warden
    (780) 827-7601