Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

April 15, 2015 17:19 ET

Death of an Inmate at Stony Mountain Institution-Medium Security Unit

STONY MOUNTAIN, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On April 15, 2015, Dwayne Mervin Flett, an inmate from the medium security unit at Stony Mountain Institution was found unresponsive in a living unit.

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

At the time of his death, Mr. Flett, 32 years old, had been serving, since May 31, 2011, a sentence of four years, ten months, 15 days for sexual assault and sexual interference.

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
    (204) 344-5111, ext 5120