Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

June 08, 2009 20:13 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Inmate Fight at Edmonton Institution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - At approximately 3:30 p.m., an assault occurred in the recreation yard of Edmonton Institution.

Five inmates were injured and one was taken to outside hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No staff were injured in the assault.

Correctional Service Canada will review the circumstances around this incident.

Edmonton Institution is a maximum security institution operated by Correctional Service Canada located in Edmonton, Alberta. Current institutional population is 230 male offenders.

Contact Information

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