Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

January 18, 2018 10:56 ET

Death of an inmate at Archambault Institution

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 18, 2018) - Correctional Service Canada

On January 16, 2018, Edward Eli Francis, an inmate of Archambault Institution, died while in our custody. He died of natural causes following an illness.

At the time of his death, Mr. Edward Eli Francis, 64 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for second degree murder since January 19, 2001.

The inmate's relatives have been notified of his death.

As in all cases involving the death of an inmate Correctional Service Canada will review the circumstances of the incident and contact the police and the coroner as required.

Associated links

CSC's website

Commissioner's Directive: Death of an Inmate

Deaths in custody

Contact Information

  • Line Dumais
    Regional Manager, Communications
    Quebec Region
    Correctional Service of Canada