Death of a detainee at l’Etablissement Archambault

SAINTE-ANNE DES PLAINES, QUEBEC – Correctional Service Canada

On June 4, 2017, Gaston Lavoie, a detainee at Archambault Institution died in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Lavoie, aged 76, had been serving a life sentence for non-capital murder since December 16,

The detainee’s relatives were informed of his death.

As always with the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner were notified, and the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.

Source: Correctional Service Canada