Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

January 27, 2016 13:55 ET

Death of an Inmate at Archambault Institution: Medium Security Unit

LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 27, 2016) - On January 26th, 2016, Donald Francoeur, an inmate at Archambault Institution, died at the institutional hospital in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines.

At the time of his death, Mr. Francoeur, 56 years old, had been serving since May 27th, 2008 a sentence of 9 years, 2 months and 4 days for various offences against property, thefts, breaking and enterings.

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 the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.

Contact Information

  • Jonathan Huet
    Assistant Warden, Management Services
    Archambault Institution
    450-478-5960 ext: 8120