SASKATOON, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - On December 8, 2018, Peter Edwards, a patient from the Regional Psychiatric Centre died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness.
At the time of his death, Mr. Edwards, 64 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for First Degree Murder since October 18, 1984.
The patient'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 policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified.
SOURCE Correctional Services of Canada Prairie Region
For further information: Tim Krause, Assistant Warden Management Services, Regional Psychiatric Centre, 306-975-5400 ext. 4155