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Inmate death at Atlantic Institution

By Brad Perry Sep 27, 2023 | 6:54 AM

The death of an inmate from Atlantic Institution in Renous is under investigation.

Correctional Service Canada says Matthew Marshall died in custody on Sunday.

Marshall was serving a sentence of more than 10 years for a number of charges, including:

  • robbery;
  • failure to comply with a probation officer;
  • possession of a prohibited/restricted firearm with ammunition (x2);
  • assault causing bodily harm (x3);
  • possession of a controlled substance;
  • assault with intentional use of force;
  • unauthorized possession of a firearm/prohibited or restricted weapon in a motor vehicle;
  • possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order;
  • assaulting a peace officer (x2);
  • carrying a concealed weapon; and
  • prison breach with intent.

“As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will review the circumstances,” corrections officials said in a news release.