Inmate dies at Atlantic Institution in Renous


Correctional Service Canada (CSC) says an inmate has died at Atlantic Institution in Renous.

A release states James Walsh, who had been serving a 2-year sentence since May 27, 2019, died on Thursday.

The prison service says Walsh was incarcerated for failing to comply with probation order, failing to comply with condition of undertaking, break enter and commit, uttering threats to cause death and obstructing a peace officer.

CSC says Walsh's next of kin have been notified and the circumstances surrounding his death will be reviewed.