1st-degree murder charges laid after Stony Mountain inmate dies
Nolan Randal Thomas died after altercation with two other inmates, RCMP say
Two men at a federal prison in Manitoba have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a fellow inmate.
Nolan Randal Thomas, 26, was found unresponsive in his cell at Stony Mountain Institution just before 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Monday, RCMP said Thomas had suffered life-threatening injuries after an altercation with the two other inmates.
Todd Jeffrey Irving, 47, and Cory Edward Derdak, 26, are both charged with first-degree murder.
Mounties from the Stonewall detachment and the RCMP major crime services continue to investigate.