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Inmate dies at Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon

Correctional Service Canada says a 68-year-old inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre has died.
James Short, an inmate at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon, has died. File / Global News

An inmate at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon has died.

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) said James Leo Short, 33, died on Aug. 30.

READ MORE: 68-year-old inmate dies at Saskatoon’s Regional Psychiatric Centre

Staff said emergency services were called but Short could not be resuscitated.

A cause of death has not been released.

His family has been notified.

Short had been serving a three-year, four-month sentence since April 22, 2016 for robbery, break and enter, theft and failing to comply with a probation order.

Police and the coroner’s office have been notified and CSC will review the circumstances of Short’s death.

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