Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

May 15, 2015 12:58 ET

Death of an Inmate at Archambault Institution-Minimum Security Unit

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 15, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On May 15, 2015, Henri Benoît, an inmate at Archambault Institution in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, died at the institutional hospital.

At the time of his death, Mr. Benoît, 87 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for first degree murder since June 23rd, 1998.

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