News Release Article from  Correctional Service Canada

Death of an inmate at Archambault Institution – Minimum security unit

October 27, 2015 – Laval, Quebec – Correctional Service Canada

On October 26, 2015, Yvon Lord, an inmate from the minimum security unit at Archambault Institution was found unresponsive in his cell.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The offender was taken to a hospital in Laval where he was pronounced dead at 7:41 a.m.

At the time of his death, Mr. Lord, 58 years old, had been serving a sentence of three years for impaired driving since September 30, 2014.

The inmate’s next of kin have been notified of his death.

As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner have been notified, and Correctional Service Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.


Jonathan Huet
Assistant Warden, Management Services
Archambault Institution
450-478-5960 ext: 8120

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