VIDEO: Inmate Dies at Southwest Detention Centre in Windsor


One inmate is dead and another is in the hospital following an incident at the Southwest Detention Centre just outside Windsor.

The Ministry of the Solicitor General has confirmed that the incident took place Wednesday morning at the jail.

Spokesperson Brent Ross says the matter is under multiple investigations by the ministry, police and the Ontario Coroner's Office.

Windsor police confirm they are the investigators on this incident.

AM800 News has also learned that the inmate who passed away is a 31-year-old man.

The second inmate is a 21-year-old male, who's listed in the hospital critical condition.

The ministry is not commenting on the nature or the circumstances surrounding the incident as it remains under investigation.