Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

June 06, 2017 13:38 ET

Death of an inmate at Archambault Institution

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 6, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada

On June 4, 2017, Gaston Lavoie, an inmate from Archambault Institution died while in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Lavoie, 76 years old, had been serving a life sentence non-capital murder since December, 16, 1970.

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