Inmate dies in Manitoba prison: correctional services

One inmate is reported to have died at Stony Mountain Institution in Manitoba, on Dec. 12, 2023. Global News

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has notified the family of an inmate of his death in custody at Stony Mountain Institution.

In a release on Thursday, the agency said Andrew Rae died Tuesday while in custody in the prison.

CSC said Rae had been serving a sentence of two years, nine months and 16 days for manslaughter since Nov. 10 this year.

Speaking to 680 CJOB, the agency said a cause of death could not be given until an autopsy was done and that an investigation was underway.

The RCMP was notified but said they are not investigating as the matter is not criminal in nature.

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