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CSC reports inmate death at Collins Bay Institution

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An inmate from the Collins Bay Institution has died while in the custody of Correctional Service Canada (CSC).

According to CSC, Shimon Abrahams died on Monday, Jun. 12, 2022. Abrahams had been serving a sentence of three years and six months for possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order and possession of a firearm, since August 22, 2019.

“CSC does not believe the death is linked to COVID-19; however, this incident is still under investigation and CSC is reviewing the circumstances of the death,” stated Mike Shrider, Regional Communications Manager for CSC.

CSC policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified, the federal correctional agency said in a media release dated Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2022.

Abrahams’s next of kin have been notified.

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