Six men charged with murder in the death of Rocky Meechance at a Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert

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Saskatchewan RCMP’s Prince Albert General Investigative Section responded to a report of a sudden death and a second injured person at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary on January 29th at approximately 10:00 p.m.

A male was injured and was later declared deceased by EMS at the scene. He has been identified as 29-year-old Rocky Meechance.  second adult male inmate was taken to hospital with injuries described as serious.

As a result of the investigation by Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes, 28-year-old George Custer, 25-year-old Tyrel Munroe, 26-year-old Dominick Cochrane, 26-year-old Jonathan Soosay, 26-year-old Wyatt Crookedneck, and 26-year-old Rene Merasty are each charged with one count, second-degree murder.

34-year-old Conrad Merasty, 23-year-old Ilyas Gilao, and 23-year-old DJ Montgrand have each been charged one count, attempted murder, Section 239(1)(b), Criminal Code and one count, aggravated assault.