Inmate beaten to death in Montreal Detention Centre

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A jury in its 11th day of deliberation emerged on Tuesday at the Montreal courthouse with verdicts in the case involving the death of an inmate at the Montreal Detention Centre two years ago.

The jury found Tarik Biji guilty of second-degree murder in the death of fellow inmate Michel Barrette, a he‎roin addict who had just smuggled tobacco into the detention centre days before he was beaten to death on June 21, 2016.

Two other inmates who took part in the beating — Garmy Guerrier and Jason Côté — were convicted of manslaughter. All three men were also convicted of aggravated assault.

Read more: https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/tarik-biji-guilty-of-second-degree-murder-in-death-of-inmate-at-montreal-detention-centre

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