On Friday, October 8, 2021, shortly after 3 p.m., members of the Prince Albert Police Service arrested a 35-year-old man on multiple outstanding warrants. The man was remanded into custody at the Prince Albert Police Service detention area until his first court appearance, scheduled for Tuesday, October 12, 2021.
On Monday, October 11, 2021, just after 7 p.m, the man was located unresponsive in his cell and transported to the Victoria Hospital by Parkland Ambulance, where he was later pronounced deceased.
The RCMP has been asked to oversee this investigation. An independent observer has been assigned by the province to oversee the investigation.
All media inquiries regarding this investigation should be directed to RCMP Media Relations at 1-639-625-3605.