Michael Fournier charged with manslaughter in the overdose death of an inmate at Maplehurst Correctional Complex

Halton Regional Police Service responded to the Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton, on a report of six inmates who had apparently overdosed on drugs on May 7th.

Police said 5 of the 6 inmates were taken to hospital for treatment. The 6th inmate died by the consumption of fentanyl and carfentanil.

After a lengthy investigation, police have charged Michael Fournier, 30, of Cambridge with Manslaughter, Criminal negligence causing death, and Trafficking of a Schedule I substance. 

The Halton Region Homicide Victim List is available here.