An inmate who escaped from the Willow Cree Healing Lodge on the Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation is now back in custody.

RCMP say they arrested Louis Bonneau in a rural area near Macdowell, Tuesday afternoon.

Police say Bonneau surrendered without incident and was transported to hospital to receive medical attention for prolonged exposure.

Bonneau went unaccounted for by staff Sunday afternoon.


Corrections Canada is searching for an escaped inmate from a healing lodge on the Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation’s Reserve.

Staff at the Willow Cree Healing Lodge, a minimum security institution say 33-year-old Louis Bonneau was unaccounted for Sunday afternoon.

He is described as standing 5’10, weighing 210 pounds. Bonneau has a medium complexion, brown eyes and brown hair.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest. Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Louis Bonneau is asked to contact police.

(Photo: Correctional Service of Canada Facebook.)