December 31, 2014 - Springhill, Nova Scotia - Correctional Service Canada
On December 30, 2014, Gary Leigh Sloan, an inmate at Springhill Institution was found unresponsive in his cell.
Staff members immediately began performing CPR and emergency services were called. The inmate could not be resuscitated.
At the time of his death, Mr Sloan, 33 years old, had been serving a sentence of five years and four months for various offences since June 28, 2013.
The inmate’s next of kin have been notified of his death.
As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner have been notified, and the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.
A/ Program Manager
902 597-8651 (ext. 3637)