Audio clip NAT134

NAT134 – (Prison-Assault-Pickton-Custody)
VICTORIA. x–16s. A former prison judge who worked at a B-C prison when Robert Pickton was an inmate says the serial killer’s transfer to a maximum-security institution in Quebec was possibly due to security concerns he was facing. Darryl Plecas, a former Speaker of the B-C legislature and a prison judge at Kent Institution, says inmates with records like Pickton’s are kept in protective custody for their safety from the general inmate population.
(“ reasons.”) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Corrections Canada officials confirm Pickton was the victim of a serious assault and is in a Quebec City hospital where police say he’s suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The Canadian Press broadcast team