STONY MOUNTAIN – Prison officials have announced that a 40-year-old man has died in custody at Stony Mountain Institution.
Officials with Correctional Service Canada said in a news release Monday that emergency personnel were unable to resuscitate Lawrence McMahon – and he died on Saturday,
McMahon was serving a two-year sentence on two counts of possessing drugs for the purpose of trafficking and one count of unauthorized possession of a restricted weapon. His sentence began on February 16th of last year.
Prison officials did not say how McMahon died, and Correctional Service Canada says the circumstances surrounding his death will be reviewed, as is the case for all inmate deaths.