An inmate at Millhaven Institution’s Regional Treatment Centre has died while in the custody of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC).
According to CSC, Douglas Lagossy died of apparent natural causes on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023. At the time of his death, Lagossy, 66, had been serving an indeterminate sentence, which began on March 11, 1981, for assault and sexual assault with a weapon.
Lagossy’s next of kin have been notified.
In a media release dated Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, CSC stated that, as in all cases involving the death of an inmate, they will review the circumstances. CSC policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified.