Kent inmate found dead in cell

Jesse Lahn was serving two year sentence for multiple offenses, including kidnapping

An inmate at Kent Institution was found dead in his cell Friday.

Jesse Lahn, 33, was serving a two year sentence for robbery, attempted indictable offense, possession of property obtained by crime, kidnapping, unlawful confinement and armed robbery.

He began his sentence on Nov. 24., 2011.

Lahn was found unresponsive in his cell and correctional officers immediately performed CPR, said Correctional Service Canada. Ambulance services also attended, but were unable to revive Lahn.

Next of kin have been notified.

As in all cases where an individual dies while in custody, the police and coroner have been notified. In addition, the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances surrounding the incident.