Inmate dead after medical emergency at Surrey Pretrial Services Centre
Another man was taken to hospital following the incident
A man is dead and another is in hospital following a medical incident at the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre on Wednesday night, says B.C. Corrections.
"Any death in our correctional centres is a tragedy and our condolences go to this inmate's friends and family," said B.C. Corrections spokesperson Cindy Rose.
"This is a very rare occurrence, and B.C. Corrections will be conducting a critical incident review to determine what happened."
Rose said health care staff "responded quickly" to the incident, and the coroner has been notified.
The men's names have not been disclosed due to privacy reasons.