Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

September 16, 2014 16:28 ET

Death of an Inmate at Donnacona Institution

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2014) - Correctional Service Canada

On September 16, 2014, Ryan Mitchell, an inmate at Donnacona Institution was found unresponsive in his cell.

Staff members began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The offender was taken to the Centre hospitalier de l'Université Laval where he was pronounced dead at 07:00 AM.

At the time of his death, Mr. Mitchell, 32 years old, had been serving a life sentence for second degree murder and aggression since March 1st, 2006.

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

  • Moema Mendonca
    Chief, Finance
    Donnacona Institution
    418.284.2455 ext. 2150