Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

August 17, 2014 16:50 ET

Death of an Inmate at Stony Mountain Institution

STONY MOUNTAIN, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Aug. 17, 2014) - Correctional Service Canada

On August 16, 2014, Duane Edward Taylor, an inmate at Stony Mountain Institution was found unresponsive in his cell.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The inmate could not be resuscitated.

At the time of his death, Mr. Taylor, 53 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for First Degree Murder since September 8, 1982.

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

  • Guy Langlois
    Assistant Warden, Management Services
    Stony Mountain Institution
    Correctional Service Canada
    (204) 344-5111, ext 5120