Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

October 27, 2015 14:52 ET

Death of an Inmate at Archambault Institution-Minimum Security Unit

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 27, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On October 26th, 2015, Yvon Lord, an inmate from the minimum 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 offender was taken to the Cité de la Santé Hospital in Laval where he was pronounced dead at 7:41 a.m.

At the time of his death, Mr Lord, 58 years old, had been serving since September 30th, 2014 a sentence of 3 years for impaired driving.

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