Death of an inmate from Bath Institution

News release

February 25, 2022 – Kingston, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada

On February 24, 2022, Darren Rouse, an inmate from Bath Institution, died while in our custody following a serious assault.

The Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad and the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) are currently investigating the incident. No staff members were injured during this incident.

At the time of death, Mr. Rouse, 55 years old, had been serving a sentence of 11 years and 2 months for sexual assault, trafficking schedule I/II substance, obstruct public/peace officer, and assault, since September 12, 2018. 

The inmate’s next of kin has been notified.  

CSC takes the death of an inmate very seriously. At this time, no further information is available while the investigation is underway.


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Mike Shrider
Regional Communications Manager
Regional Headquarters

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