STONY MOUNTAIN – Correctional Service Canada is working to find out how a 50-year-old died in custody.
Emergency crews were called and Lewis Sitar was taken to hospital, but he could not be revived.
Sitar only had a month left in his two-and-a-half year sentence.
The inmate’s next of kin have been notified of his death.
Police and the coroner have been notified, as they always are in the case of an inmate death.
Correctional Service Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.