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Possible homicide at local jail

Last Updated Mar 1, 2016 at 11:02 am PDT

(Courtesy: IHIT)

MAPLE RIDGE (NEWS 1130) – IHIT is looking into a suspicious death stemming from an incident at the Fraser Regional Correctional Facility in Maple Ridge.

“A 27-year-old man was pronounced deceased at Ridge Meadows Hospital just before 6 p.m.,” says Sergeant Stephanie Ashton with IHIT, adding the man was taken to the hospital following an altercation at the jail.

All Ashton will say about the altercation is, “this was a fight between two individuals.”

The victim has not been identified.

No arrests have been made.