An inmate from the Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution has died of apparent natural causes while in the custody of Correctional Service Canada (CSC).
According to CSC, Wayne Begley, 72, died on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. At the time of his death, Begley had been serving an indeterminate sentence for second degree murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, robbery, escape lawful custody, and utter threat to cause death/harm, since his sentence commenced on January 10, 1975.
Begley’s next of kin have been notified of his death.
“As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, Correctional Service Canada (CSC) will review the circumstances,” CSC said in a press release on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. “CSC policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified.”