An inmate has died while serving his sentence at a Manitoba prison.
On Sunday, May 17, Kurt Sidney Harper, an inmate from Stony Mountain Institution, died in custody.
According to Correctional Services of Canada, at the time of his death, Harper had been serving a sentence of three years, eleven months and three days for assaults/threats of violence, uttering threat to cause death/harm, and reckless discharge of a firearm, since April 7, 2016.
The inmate’s next of kin have been notified of his death.
As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, CSC will review the circumstances.
CSC policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified.