Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

July 03, 2014 11:58 ET

Death of an Inmate at La Macaza Institution

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 3, 2014) - Correctional Service Canada

On June 25th, 2014, André Gendron, an inmate at La Macaza Institution, died at Cité-de-la-Santé hospital in Laval.

At the time of his death, Mr Gendron, 72 years old, had been serving a sentence of 7 years for indecent assault, rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation and failure to comply with condition of undertaking, since June 27th, 2013.

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

  • Carole Bousquet
    Acting Deputy Warden
    La Macaza Institution
    819 275-2315 ext 7018