Coroners Services is investigating after a 33-year old man was found dead in a Greater Victoria jail cell over the weekend.
It happened at the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre.
Officials say the man was found unresponsive in his cell in the early Sunday morning.
He was taken to Victoria General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The coroner is still in the early stages of the investigation and says the cause of death is unclear.
Further testing is needed but so far, there’s no indication of foul play.
The man’s name isn’t being released until all next of kin are notified.