LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - March 18, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On March 17, 2015, Luc-Yoland Grégoire, an inmate from the minimum security unit at Archambault Institution in Ste-Anne-des-Plaines was found in need of medical attention.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The offender was taken to the Cité de la santé Hospital in Laval where he was pronounced dead.

At the time of his death, Mr, Grégoire, 55 years old, had been serving since June 28, 1994 an indeterminate sentence for first degree murder, kidnap, utter threat and assault.

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:

Jonathan Huet
Assistant Warden, Management Services
Archambault Institution
450-478-5960 ext: 8120