Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

October 19, 2015 12:40 ET

Recapture of Inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary-Minimum Security Unit

PRINCE ALBERT, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Oct. 19, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

At approximately 7:53 p.m. on October 18, 2015 inmate Hector Thomas Bird who had been unlawfully at large since 9:30 p.m. October 5, 2015 was apprehended by the Montreal Lake R.C.M.P.

CSC is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Ensuring the safety and security of institutions, staff, and public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.

Contact Information

  • Darcy Begrand
    Media Relations
    Saskatchewan Penitentiary
    Correctional Service Canada
    (306) 765-8520