Death of an inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre

News release

July 16, 2021 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada

On July 16, 2021, Shane Cantre, an inmate from the Regional Psychiatric Centre died while in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Cantre had been serving a 5 year, one month, 6 day sentence for Assault Intentional Use of Force, Assault Peace Officer and Mischief in Relation to Other Property.  His sentence commenced November 16, 2017.

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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Lesia Sorokan
Deputy Warden
Regional Psychiatric Centre

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