February 09, 2021

Death at Regina Correctional Centre

A 38-year-old male remanded inmate was declared deceased yesterday afternoon at the Regina Correctional Centre.

The inmate was found in medical distress in a holding cell in the admissions area.  Corrections staff immediately called EMS and initiated life-saving measures.  Upon arriving, EMS continued life-saving measures until declaring the inmate deceased at approximately 3:40 p.m.

The RCMP and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service have been notified and are investigating.  The Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety will also be conducting an internal investigation.

This death is not related to COVID-19.

Next of kin have been notified.