Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

January 18, 2016 13:00 ET

Death of an Inmate at Donnacona Institution

LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 18, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

On January 16th, 2016, Ulrick Charbonneau, an inmate at Donnacona Institution was found unresponsive in his cell.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The offender was taken to the Enfant-Jesus Hospital where he was pronounced dead approximately at 8:00 p.m.

At the time of his death, Mr. Charbonneau, 28 years old, had been serving since January 20th, 2012 a sentence of 5 years, 5 months and 5 days for multiple offences such as manslaughter, assault with a weapon, utter threat and obstruction.

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

  • Stephane Jaillet
    Assistant Warden, Management Services
    Donnacona Institution
    418-285-2455, ext. 2110