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An inmate from Victoria serving five years at Abbotsford’s Pacific institution has died.

Brodie Patrick Bingley, a Victoria man serving just over 5 years for aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm, died this Monday, April 13th.

Bingley had been serving his sentence since August 14th, 2019.

The inmate’s next of kin have been notified of his death.

According to Correctional Service Canada, they will review the circumstances and notify police and the coroner.

Bingley faced charges of aggravated assault and uttering threats after an incident in 2013.

The incident occurred when Bingley was detained under the Mental Health Act, taken to Royal Jubilee Hospital, and in custody, without provocation, attacked another man sitting beside him, according to Black Press Media.

Victoria Buzz has reached out to Pacific Institution for comment on the circumstances surrounding his death.

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