An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow on the body of a 27-year-old woman who passed away on the weekend at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville.
RCMP say the inmate was alone at the time and alerted staff at the centre Friday afternoon that she was in distress. Staff responded immediately but she succumbed in hospital early Saturday morning.
The exact cause of death has not yet been determined.
A woman is dead after an she was involved in an emergency situation over the weekend at the Correctional Centre in Clarenville.
The Department of Justice says the inmate was taken to hospital after staff at the Correctional Centre responded to an emergency situation.
The woman was pronounced dead at around 3:30 Saturday morning.
Her name has not been released and RCMP are investigating.