Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

January 26, 2018 13:58 ET

Death of an inmate at La Macaza Institution

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 25, 2018) - Correctional Service Canada

On January 23, 2018, Gerald Patoine, an inmate of La Macaza Institution, died while in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Gerald Patoine, 44 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for second degree murder, manslaughter and failing to comply since March 5, 2007.

The inmate's relatives have been notified of his death.

As in all cases involving the death of an inmate Correctional Service Canada will review the circumstances of the incident and contact the police and the coroner as required.

Associated links

CSC's website

Commissioner's Directive: Death of an Inmate

Deaths in custody

Contact Information

  • Line Dumais
    Regional Manager, Communications
    Quebec Region
    Correctional Service of Canada