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Inmate dies following fight at Toronto jail

CityNews | posted Friday, Jan 27th, 2017

The Toronto police homicide squad is investigating after an inmate died following a fight at a jail.

The fight happened at the Toronto South Detention Centre on Horner Avenue, near Kipling Avenue and the Gardiner Expressway. The fight started in the cells around 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, a police spokesperson told CityNews.

A man was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

His name has not been released, and there’s no word on charges.


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