An inmate from the medium security unit at Mission Institution has died.
On April 8, Troy Ackerman was found unresponsive in his cell.
Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The inmate could not be resuscitated.
At the time of his death, Ackerman, 44, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for Second Degree Murder and other offences since June 16, 1992.
The inmate’s next of kin have been notified of his death.
As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner have been notified, and Correctional Service Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.