Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

July 02, 2014 14:17 ET

Death of an Inmate at Archambault Institution

STE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 2, 2014) - Correctional Service Canada

On June 28th, 2014, Roger Lanteigne, an inmate at Archambault Institution was found unresponsive in his cell.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The offender was taken to the Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital, in Laval, where he was pronounced dead at 1:10 a.m.

At the time of his death, Mr Roger Lanteigne, 32 years old, had been serving an undetermined sentence for second degree murder since June 15th, 2001.

The inmate's next of kin have been notified of his death.

As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner have been notified, and Correctional Service Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.

Contact Information

  • Jonathan Huet
    Assistant warden, Management services
    Archambault Institution
    450-478-5960 ext: 8120