Death of an inmate from Pacific Institution

News release

April 3, 2020 – Abbotsford, British Columbia – Correctional Service Canada

On April 2, 2020, George Leslie Arthur Sedgwick, an inmate from Pacific Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.

At the time of his death, Mr. Sedgwick, 89 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for indecent assault male and acts of gross indecency since March 11, 1969.

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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Ronnie Gill
Assistant Warden, Management Services
Pacific Institution

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