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Inmate dies after ‘serious assault’ at federal prison in New Brunswick
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Inmate dies after ‘serious assault’ at federal prison in New Brunswick

An inmate has died after a “serious assault” while in custody at the Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B., Correctional Service Canada said Friday. In a release, Correctional Service Canada said Richard King died while in custody on Thursday. King was serving an indeterminate sentence since June 2007 for second-degree murder.The release said the Blackville detachment of the RCMP, along with Correctional Service Canada, are investigating the incident. King’s next of kin was notified, it said.“The CSC takes the death of an inmate very seriously,” it said. “At this time, no further information is available while the investigation is underway.” Read more: Inmate death reported at Atlantic Institution in New Brunswick Read More ...