Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

September 24, 2014 14:17 ET

Death of an Inmate at Archambault Institution-Medium Security Unit

LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 24, 2014) - Correctional Service Canada

On September 21, 2014, Daniel Muzzo, an inmate at Archambault Institution, in Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, 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 the next day at 11:30 PM.

At the time of his death, Mr Muzzo, 29 years old, had been serving a sentence of 5 years, for robbery since January 30th 2014.

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