Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

June 26, 2012 19:14 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Death of Stony Mountain Institution Inmate

STONY MOUNTAIN, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2012) - On June 25, 2012, inmate Cosmo Valente from Stony Mountain Institution died at a hospital in Winnipeg.

At the time of his death, Mr. Valente, 69, was serving a five year, eight month sentence for Counselling Indictable Offence Not Committed. His sentence had commenced on September 14, 2009.

Next of kin have been notified.

As in all cases where an individual dies while in custody, the police and coroner have been notified. In addition, the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Contact Information

  • Guy Langlois
    Assistant Warden Management Services
    Correctional Service Canada
    Stony Mountain Institution
    (204) 344-5111
    (204) 227-7595 (cellular)