Major crimes investigates fatality at Drumheller Institution | DrumhellerMail
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Major crimes investigates fatality at Drumheller Institution

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An inmate was declared deceased in hospital after an altercation at the Drumheller Institution on Monday.
Drumheller RCMP received a call of a medical emergency at the Drumheller Institution on February 26 at approximately 5 p.m. Investigation revealed that there was an altercation, and one inmate, a 34-year-old male, suffered serious injuries.
STARS Air Ambulance was dispatched to the Drumheller area.
The inmate was transported to hospital where he was declared deceased. Abdirahman Mahamed, an inmate from Drumheller Institution. At the time of death, the inmate had been serving a sentence of three years and four months since May 5, 2023, for possession of a prohibited/restricted firearm with ammunition.
The inmate’s next of kin have been notified.
According to a release, in cases involving the death of an inmate, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) will review the circumstances. CSC policy requires that the police and the coroner be notified.
Alberta RCMP Major Crimes has taken carriage of the criminal investigation.
If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact the Drumheller RCMP Detachment at 403-823-2630. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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