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Provincial investigation launched following death of Saskatchewan inmate

A jail cell.
A jail cell. File / Global News

An investigation has been launched following the death of a Saskatchewan inmate.

The woman prisoner was from the Pine Grove Correctional Facility, say officials. She died Wednesday at around 8 p.m. at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon according to the Ministry of Corrections and Policing.

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The Prince Albert Police Service is investigating the matter. The ministry has also launched an internal investigation.

The death is not related to COVID-19.

Her family has been notified. No name has been released.

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