Jonathan Henoche death in Her Majesty’s Penitentiary deemed homicide

Jonathan Henoche, 33, died November 6th at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary. Henoche was awaiting trial on a first-degree murder charge in relation to the 2016 death of Anna Regula Schul, 88, in Labrador.

Police said an altercation occurred with Henoche and correctional officers at a provincial jail, and Henoche died while in custody. The province’s chief medical examiner has ruled Henoche’s death was a homicide.

Police have not released if the officer(s) involved are still working or what charges may be laid.