A man from Halifax has been charged with second-degree murder after an inmate was killed at a prison in New Brunswick last fall.
Correctional Service Canada said in October 2022 that Richard King died while in custody at the Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B., following a “serious assault.”
King, 49, had been serving an indeterminate sentence since June 2007 for second-degree murder.
In a release Thursday, the New Brunswick RCMP said officers responded to the facility on Oct. 6 around 5:20 p.m. There, they found King badly injured in his cell. He was transported to hospital, where he later died.
A 31-year-old was arrested that same day, the RCMP said.
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Christian Enang Clyke was charged with murder on Monday. He remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on May 25.
Clyke had been previously convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Angela Hall, who was found shot in the hallway of a building on Primrose Street in Dartmouth on April 29, 2011.
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