Convicted murderer reflects on the effects of overcrowding in B.C. prisons

Jan 15, 2015, 04:06 PM

Prince George's prison is overstuffed with prisoners. B.C.'s Auditor General Carol Bellringer reports that prisoners are sharing cells designed for one. It's referred to as double-bunking.

Bellringer says this can produce unsafe conditions for the prison population in Prince George and other B.C. cities.

Glen Flett is the founder of prisoner advocacy group Long-Term Inmates in the Community. He's serving a life sentence for second-degree murder and is out on parole.

We spoke with him this morning on Daybreak.