Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

December 07, 2015 17:08 ET

Death of an Inmate at Archambault Institution-Medium Security Unit

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On the morning of December 6th, 2015, Albert Wagner, an inmate from the medium security unit at Archambault Institution, in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, was found unresponsive in his cell.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The inmate could not be resuscitated and his death was recorded at 10:00 a.m at the Saintt-Jérôme Hospital.

At the time of his death, Mr. Wagner, 76 years old, had been serving a sentence of 10 years, since December 16th, 2010 for various sexual offenses.

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