Death of an inmate from the Federal Training Centre

News release

December 30, 2021 – Laval, Quebec – Correctional Service Canada

On December 25, 2021, Daniel Gendron, an inmate from the Federal Training Centre, died while in our custody.

At the time of his death, Mr. Gendron, 52 years old, had been serving, since June 14, 2013, an indeterminate sentence for kidnapping, unlawful confinement and holding for ransom with a firearm, assault with a weapon, robbery and various other offences.

The inmate’s next of kin have been notified.

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

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Contacts

Media Relations, Quebec Region
Media.GEN-QUE@CSC-SCC.GC.CA

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