Madawaska Jail Inmate Dies While in Custody
A 24-year-old inmate in the custody of the New Brunswick correctional system has died after being found unresponsive last week.
Jarrett Lorne Lunn was remanded to the Madawaska Regional Correctional Centre on March 21. Lunn was found unresponsive on March 31, according to the Department of Justice and Public Safety.
Staff at the jail administered first aid and Lunn was transported to the Edmundston Regional Hospital, where he was admitted. He died at the hospital early Thursday morning, April 7.
The RCMP is investigating the death. New Brunswick Coroner Services has also been advised and a coroner’s inquest into Lunn’s death will be held.
Officials say details of the inquest, including the presiding coroner, schedule and location, will be determined after all investigations have been concluded.
Lunn, who was from Carleton County, was found guilty on charges stemming from a shooting incident in 2020 along the highway in Clearview, N.B., near River De Chute.
He was scheduled to return to Woodstock Provincial Court for sentencing later this month.
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