Canada Border Services Agency

Canada Border Services Agency

September 28, 2014 16:00 ET

Death of a CBSA Detainee

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 28, 2014) - Canada Border Services Agency

On September 22, 2014, first responders were called to the Niagara Detention Centre in Thorold and an adult male detainee was sent to a local hospital. The man passed away in hospital on September 27, 2014.

Family of the deceased have been notified. The man's identity will not be released at this time.

As in all cases of in-custody deaths, the police and the coroner have been notified. The CBSA will also be reviewing the circumstances of the incident.

The CBSA is not in a position to release further information while the investigation is ongoing.

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