Cumberland House Man Dies in RCMP Holding Cell

Monday, July 21, 2003 at 14:00




A 26-year-old man from Cumberland House was found dead in a police holding cell in the community yesterday.


The discovery of the man’s unconscious body was made at around 10:30 yesterday morning.


Once it was determined he wasn’t breathing, CPR was administered and local nurses were called in to resuscitate him, but without success.


The RCMP says the man had been arrested earlier that morning.


His name will not be released.