Assault of an inmate at Millhaven Institution

News release

January 30, 2024 – Bath, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada

On January 26, 2024, an inmate was the victim of an assault at Millhaven Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.

The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment.

The Ontario Provincial Police and the institution are currently investigating the incident.

The assailant has been identified and the appropriate actions have been taken.

No staff members or other inmates were injured during this incident.

The safety and security of institutions, their staff, and the public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.

In order to improve practices aimed at preventing this type of incident, the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances of the incident and take the appropriate measures.


Mike Shrider
Regional Communications Manager
Regional Headquarters

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