UPDATE: STONY MOUNTAIN, Man. — Escaped inmate Ringo Carpenter has been apprehended by the Winnipeg Police Service according to a tweet issued by the Correctional Service of Canada.
The inmate was reported missing by the CSC during the 7:30 a.m. (CST) count on Wednesday.
At 4:46 p.m., the CSC said via Twitter that the suspect had been apprehended at approximately 12 p.m.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident will be conducted.
CSC is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.— Correctional Service (@CSC_SCC_en) August 21, 2019
Ensuring the safety and security of institutions, staff, and public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.
ORIGINAL STORY: A convicted killer from Kenora has escaped from the minimum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution, 25 kilometres north of Winnipeg.
The Correctional Service of Canada says a warrant has been issued for the arrest of 28-year-old Ringo (Dylan) Carpenter.
Carpenter was serving an eight-year term for manslaughter in connection with the death of 21-year-old Langford Ogemah of Kenora in 2012.
He began his sentence in December 2014.
CSC staff members at Stony Mountain discovered Carpenter missing when they did an inmate count early Wednesday morning.
He stands five-foot-five tall and weighs 141 pounds.
Carpenter has a medium complexion, brown eyes and black hair.
He has a tattoo showing the outline of a nude woman on his upper right arm.
Anyone who has information on Carpenter's whereabouts is asked to contact police.
In a statement, CSC said it "will investigate the circumstances of this incident."