Michel Barrette beaten to death in a Montreal Prison

Michel Barrette 46 was beaten to death at Montreal’s Bordeaux jail by 9 inmates on June 25th over a tobacco debt of 10 grams.

Smoking has been banned in provincial prisons since 2014, a single cigarette is with 10 -$25 in prison.

It was said the Barrette allegedly hid the tobacco inside his rectum in order to sell it.

Barrette was serving a 15 month sentence for drug trafficking.