Man charged with second degree-murder of fellow inmate at Atlantic Institution in Renous

Police say a 23-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of an inmate at the Atlantic Institution in Renous.

Members of the Blackville RCMP responded to the facility shortly before 10:30 a.m. on February 18.

RCMP say an inmate had been located badly injured in his cell, and was taken to the infirmary and was pronounced dead.

Police have identified the victim as 27-year-old Calvin Clifford Kenny originally from Fermeuse, Newfoundland.

RCMP say they have been investigating the death as a homicide and Brandon Blake Colford of Blackville was charged with second-degree murder yesterday.

Police say Colford remains in custody and will appear in court at a later date.