News Release Article from  Correctional Service Canada

Death of an inmate at Donnacona Institution

January 18, 2016 – Laval, Québec – Correctional Service Canada

On January 16, 2016, Ulrick Charbonneau, an inmate at Donnacona Institution was found unresponsive in his cell.

Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The offender was taken to the Enfant-Jesus Hospital where he was pronounced dead approximately at 8:00 p.m.

At the time of his death, Mr. Charbonneau, 28 years old, had been serving a sentence of 5 years, 5 months and 5 days for multiple offences such as Manslaughter, Assault with a Weapon, Uttering Threats and Obstruction since January 20, 2012.

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.



Stéphane Jaillet
Assistant Warden, Management Services
Donnacona Institution
418-285-2455, ext. 2110

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