Escaped prisoner caught by Saskatchewan RCMP
A prisoner who escaped from a Saskatchewan healing lodge has been captured by police.
RCMP said Louis Bonneau escaped on Oct. 28 from the Willow Cree Healing Lodge on the Beardy’s First Nation.
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Prince Albert RCMP said a call came in late Tuesday afternoon of a possible sighting of Bonneau in a rural area of MacDowall.
Officers said they arrived to find a containment had been set up around a farmyard by local residents where Bonneau was last seen.
Police said Bonneau gave himself up a short time later.
He was taken to hospital for treatment of prolonged exposure and is expected to make a full recovery, according to a police statement.
Willow Cree Healing Lodge is a minimum security federal institution located roughly 85 kilometres north of Saskatoon.
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