RCMP a probing the death of an inmate at Milner Ridge Correctional Centre.

RCMP are investigating the killing of an inmate at Manitoba's Milner Ridge Correctional Centre.

Police say the victim, Tyler St. Paul, 21, was from Lake Manitoba First Nation.

Officers were called to the correctional facility near Beausejour Monday morning, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy was being conducted in Winnipeg Tuesday. Police said they are treating the death as a homicide.

No further details were available.