September 2, 2014 4:02 pm

Quebec prison break was predictable, says report

Lise Theriault tries to understand how and why security levels had been lowered for Quebec City's three murder suspects.

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QUEBEC CITY – A new report is claiming a dramatic prison break from Quebec City’s detention centre in June was predictable.

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It also says the Orsainville Detention Centre was ill-prepared, especially since a helicopter was used in a similar prison break just 15 months before.

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Public Security Minister Lise Theriault released part of the report Tuesday.

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The administrative document also confirms the minister was fed erroneous information by her own staff.

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In June, Theriault tried to understand how and why security levels had been lowered for Quebec City’s three murder suspects.

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She complained her own civil servants were unable to provide her with clear information.

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The report has now been transferred to the Justice Minister and the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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