In­mate found dead in her cell Tues­day

Cape Breton Post - - PROVINCE -

TRURO, N.S. — Cor­rec­tions of­fi­cials are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the death of a 22-year-old in­mate at the Nova In­sti­tu­tion for Women in Truro, N.S. A re­lease from the Cor­rec­tional Ser­vice of Canada says that Camille Strickland-Mur­phy was found un­re­spon­sive in her cell Tues­day. It says staff be­gan CPR, but could not re­sus­ci­tate her. It did not re­lease in­for­ma­tion about the pos­si­ble cause of death. Strickland-Mur­phy had been serv­ing a sen­tence of two years and eight months since Nov. 10, 2014, for rob­bery and a pro­ba­tion of­fence. The ser­vice says it is re­view­ing the in­ci­dent and po­lice have been no­ti­fied.

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