Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

April 16, 2015 10:27 ET

Death of an Inmate of the Federal Training Centre-Multi Level Security Unit

LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 16, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On April 15, 2015, Herman Cassista, an inmate of the Federal Training Centre in Laval, died at a hospital in Montréal.

At the time of his death, Mr. Cassista, 71 years old, had been serving since February 8, 2013 a sentence of 5 years and 11 months for sexual and indecent 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 the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.

Contact Information

  • Edith Desnoyers
    Assistant Warden, Management Services
    Federal Training Centre
    450-661-7786 ext.4400