WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Aug. 25, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On August 24, 2015, Clayton Thomas Korski, an inmate from the medium security unit at Stony Mountain Institution was found unresponsive in a common area.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The inmate could not be resuscitated.

At the time of his death, Mr, Korski, age 33 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for First Degree Murder since July 5, 2007.

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.

The Warden has ordered a lockdown and search. Visits have been suspended until the search is completed.

Contact Information:

Guy Langlois
Assistant Warden, Management Services
Stony Mountain Institution
Correctional Service Canada
(204) 344-5111