Drumheller Institution inmate dies in hospital
Drumheller Institution officials have reported that an inmate died at the Drumheller Health Centre while in their custody.
Rodney Hirsekorn, 60, passed away at the hospital on Tuesday, April 19.
At the time of his death, Mr. Hirsekorn had been serving an indeterminate sentence since December 15, 2006 for second degree murder. The inmate’s next of kin have been notified of his death. As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police and the coroner have been notified and the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances of the incident.
Winnipeg Police Service arrested Hirsekorn in March 2005 after he walked into a police station and confessed he'd harmed his mother and sister.
Police found the bodies of 78-year-old Kathleen Hirsekorn and 44-year-old Colleen Hirsekorn in their home in Duluth Bay Winnipeg.
An inmate at the Drumheller Institution passed away at the hospital while in custody on Tuesday, April 19. Rodney Hirsekorn, 60, was serving an indeterminate sentence for second degree murder.