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William Head inmate dies

Correction Service Canada is doing a routine review of circumstances after an inmate death at William Head Institution. On Feb. 23 officers found inmate Richard Hall, 47, unresponsive and performed CPR. He was taken to Victoria General Hospital and pronounced dead, said a press release from Correctional Service Canada.

Hall was serving a life sentence for second degree murder and aggravated assault. His sentence started March 8, 1985.

 

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