Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

January 02, 2008 18:32 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Incident at Edmonton Institution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 2, 2008) - At approximately 1407 hours Tuesday January 01, 2008 an inmate was assaulted by a number of assailants in the institutions gymnasium. The assaulted inmate received a head injury and was taken to outside hospital where he received treatment. His condition remains stable. The Institution is currently on a modified lockdown status. This modified routine will continue until this matter is investigated.

Edmonton Institution is a maximum security facility operated by the Correctional Service of Canada. It is located in Edmonton, Alberta and currently houses a population of 230 male offenders.

Contact Information

  • Correctional Service of Canada
    Rick Dyhm
    Media Spokesperson
    (780) 472-4914