RCMP investigating death of inmate as a homicide
The New Brunswick RCMP's Major Crime Unit is investigating the death of an inmate at the Southeast Regional Correctional Centre in Shediac as a homicide.
The Southeast District RCMP responded on the evening of October 26th to a report of an inmate having been assaulted.
Police say 33-year-old Michael Matchett of Miramichi was badly injured and taken to hospital, where he remained in critical condition.
He died of his injuries on Saturday.