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Investigation launched into death at Saskatoon Correctional Centre

A 28-year-old man on remand at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre has died.
A 28-year-old man on remand at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre has died.

An inmate has died at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre.

Corrections officials said the 28-year-old man, who was on remand, was found unresponsive in his cell Monday.

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He was declared dead at around 1:10 a.m. His name has not been released, but officials said his family has been notified.

Corrections said the inmate’s death is not related to COVID-19 or foul play. No other details have been released.

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Saskatoon Police Service and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service are investigating.

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The Ministry of Corrections and Policing said it will also conduct an internal investigation.

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