Death of inmate from Dorchester Penitentiary

Correctional Service Canada

On September 29, 2022, Terry Anderson, an inmate from Dorchester Penitentiary died while in our custody.

At the time of death, the inmate had been serving a sentence of one year and six months since May 24, 2022, for arson – disregard for human life, arson – damage to property and breach of long-term supervision order.

The inmate’s next of kin have been notified.

As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, Correctional Service Canada (CSC) will review the circumstances. CSC policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified.

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