Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

August 14, 2017 16:18 ET

Death of Pe Sakastew Centre Inmate

MÂSKWÂCÎS, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 14, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada

On August 12, 2017, Jessi Phillip Loyie, an inmate from Pê Sâkâstêw Centre died while in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Loyie, 33 years old, had been serving a sentence of 5 years, 4 months since May 30, 2014 for Possession of Schedule I/II Substances for Purposes of Trafficking, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited/Restricted Weapon, Possession of a Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order, Failure to Comply with Conditions Under a Recognizance Order.

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

  • Brad Sass
    Executive Director
    Pe Sakastew Centre
    (780) 585-5000