Death of an inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary  

News release

September 6, 2021 – Prince Albert, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada

On September 5, 2021, Raymond Crookedneck, an inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary died while in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Crookedneck, had been serving a sentence of 2 years and 7 months for Impaired Driving, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Fail to Attend Court – Judge’s Order, Fail to Comply With Condition/Recognizance since July 25, 2019.

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.

Associated links

CSC Website
Commissioner’s Directive: Death of an Inmate
Deaths in custody
Saskatchewan Penitentiary



Angie Sinclair
Acting Deputy Warden
Saskatchewan Penitentiary

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