Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

October 26, 2016 14:23 ET

Death of an inmate at Archambault Institution

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 26, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

On October 25, 2016 François Lachance, an inmate from Archambault Institution in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, died while in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Lachance, 51 years old, had been serving since May 4, 2015 a sentence of 2 years and 8 months for trafficking and possession of substances.

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