LAVAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 5, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On January 4th, 2015, Steve Dupuis, an inmate from the minimum security unit at the Federal Training Center 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, Mr. Steve Dupuis, 38 years old, had been serving an undetermined sentence for second degree murder since April 29th, 1998.

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.

Contact Information:

Edith Desnoyers
Assistant Warden, Management Services
Federal Training Center
450-661-7786, ext. 4400