On January 2, 2023, Michael Graham, age 62, an inmate from Bath Institution, died while in custody.
According to the Ottawa citizen, Michael kidnapped a woman from Elmdale House tavern on May 19, 1990. She was taken to a vacant lot nearby where she was raped, tortured, set on fire and left for dead.
He was 29 years old at the time of the offense and was convicted attempted murder, sexual assault with a weapon, aggravated sexual assault.
Three months after his conviction, he would be sentenced to life in prison.
As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the Correctional Service of Canada will review the circumstances.
CSC policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified.