Inmate served 60 years of a life prison sentence is dead.
The death of an inmate serving a life sentence at Westmorland Institution for sex offences will be reviewed, says the Correctional Service of Canada.
Garnet Gogan, 81, died at a Moncton hospital on Thursday, according to a statement.
He had been serving a life sentence for sexual offences since 1954.
“As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner have been notified,” the statement said.
Gogan’s next of kin have also been notified.
Westmorland Institution is a minimum-security facility in Dorchester.