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Inmate found dead in cell

A inmate at Mountain Institution has died.

Corrections reported Friday that Gerald Cayer, 49, was found unresponsive in his cell on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Correctional officers immediately performed CPR, however, the man was pronounced dead.

At the time of his death, Cayer was serving an indeterminate sentence for second degree murder. That sentence began on Oct. 10, 2001. Next of kin have been notified, along with police and the coroner. Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances surrounding the death.

 

 

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