3rd inmate dies at Regina Correctional Centre since beginning of July

An inmate died at the Regina Correctional Centre on Sunday. File / Global News

For the third time in just more than a month, an inmate at the Regina Correctional Centre has died.

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The Saskatchewan government said a man was found unresponsive in his cell at about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday.

The Ministry of Corrections and Policing will be conducting an internal investigation, and will work with the RCMP and the Coroners Service as they complete their own investigations.

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The province said the death is not related to the coronavirus pandemic. The inmate’s next of kin has been notified.

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