July 8, 2013 8:12 am
Updated: July 8, 2013 11:00 am

Inmate dies in Dartmouth jail: Dept. of Justice

An inmate at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, in Dartmouth, was found unresponsive in his cell on Sunday.

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DARTMOUTH – An inmate at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, in Dartmouth died, over the weekend.

Nova Scotia’s Dept. of Justice said the man was discovered in his cell around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

EHS was called to the jail, after attempts by correctional officers to revive him were unsuccessful.

Subsequently, the man was pronounced dead at approximately 4:45 p.m.

Police are investigating, but, according to the Dept. of Justice, foul play is not suspected.

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