Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

August 11, 2016 13:22 ET

Death of an Inmate at Regional Psychiatric Centre

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

On August 10, 2016, James Allan Christians, an inmate at the Regional Psychiatric Centre died at a local hospital in Saskatoon.

At the time of his death, Mr Christians, age 67 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence since March 4, 2016 for Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.

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

  • Jerrett Isbister
    A/Media Relations & Outreach Advisor
    Regional Headquarters - Prairies
    (306) 659-9215