The Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad has charged a 40-year-old man in connection with the 1994 death of an inmate at the Joyceville Institution in Kingston.
Phong Chau was found in his cell with trauma to his body.
Brian Riches, who is also known as Brian Spinks, is charged with first-degree murder in Chau's death.
Police say Riches was also an inmate at Joyceville in 1994 and was arrested in Saanich, B.C.
He is being returned to Kingston where he will make a court appearance Saturday.