Death of an inmate from La Macaza Institution

News release

August 21, 2019 – La Macaza, Quebec – Correctional Service Canada

On August 19, 2019, Michael Sarandou, an inmate from La Macaza Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness.

At the time of his death, Mr. Sarandou, 70 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for attempted murder and robbery since June 1, 2005.

The inmate’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.


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Guy Poudrier
La Macaza Institution
(819) 275-2315, extension 7016

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