Inmate at Saskatoon’s Regional Psychiatric Centre dies in custody

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An inmate died at the Regional Psychiatric Center in Saskatoon on Saturday.

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The Correctional Service of Canada in an email on Saturday named the dead man as Tommy Veevee, who began serving an indeterminate sentence in November 1998 for sexual assaults. His next of kin have been notified.

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No further details were provided about the death.

The correctional service reviews all deaths, and the police and the coroner have been notified.

The Regional Psychiatric Center is located on land leased from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. The facility has the capacity to house 204 inmates in direct observation living units.

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