Schedule of Inquests

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Schedule of Inquests


Inquests announced as of: August 31, 2017

Schedule is current as of the above date. Press releases and information regarding inquests officially issued after the above date can be found on our News Release page.

For more information or to obtain a news release, please contact: occ.inquiries@ontario.ca

Schedule of Inquests
Deceased Date of inquest Location of inquest Presiding coroner Details/ News Release
BAKER, Beau to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Baker, 20, died on April 2, 2015 in Kitchener of injuries sustained when he was shot by a Waterloo Regional Police Service officer. News Release
BEAVER, Moses to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Beaver, 56, was pronounced dead at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Feb. 13, 2017, following transfer from the Thunder Bay Jail. News Release
BOWLEY, Jeremy Nov. 20, 2017 London Dr. T. Wilson Mr. Bowley, 21, died on Aug. 1, 2013, while working on a construction site. News Release
DELEARY, Floyd
THOMPSON, Justin
to be announced to be announced Dr. C. Fedoruk Mr. Deleary, 39, died on Aug. 23, 2015 and Mr. Thompson, 27, died on Oct. 31, 2016 in hospital after transfer from the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre. News Release
EKAMBA, Boekwa Diza to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Ekamba, 22, died on March 21, 2015, following an encounter with Peel Regional Police. News Release
FAULKNER, Grant
CHAPMAN, Bradley
to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Skinner Mr. Faulkner, 49, died on Jan. 13, 2015 and Mr. Chapman, 43, died on Aug. 26, 2016. Both men were homeless at the time of their death.
News Release
HASSAN, Abdurahman to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Hassan, 39, died on June 11, 2015, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre following a transfer from the Central East Correction Facility. News Release
HUMENIUK, Matthew
KRITZ, Michael
BERTRAND, Stephanie
MISSEN, Kathryn
to be announced to be announced to be announced Matthew Robert Humeniuk, 33, and Michael Isaac Kritz, 34, died on June 30, 2013; Stephanie Joelle Bertrand, 25, died on July 8, 2013. All three died in Sudbury as the result of injuries sustained in a boating incident on Lake Wahnapitae on June 30, 2013.  Kathryn Missen, 54, died on Sept. 3, 2014, in Casselman, as the result of a medical condition. News Release
HUSSEIN, Youssef to be announced to be announced Dr. L. McNaughton-Filion Mr. Hussein, 27, died on April 12, 2016, at the Ottawa Hospital after transfer from the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre. News Release
JEFFREY, Mark to be announced to be announced Dr. M.E. Bourne Mr. Jeffrey, 34, died on June 29, 2015, while an inmate at the Beaver Creek Institution. News Release
LOPES, Antonio Sept. 11, 2017 Toronto Dr. J. Carlisle Mr. Lopes, 58, died on October 19, 2013, while working on a construction site.  News Release
MATAWAPIT, Ina to be announced to be announced Dr. M. Wilson Ms. Matawapit, 37, died on June 7, 2012 at the Weagamow Lake Nursing Station following a transfer from a police vehicle while in custody. News Release
MPELOS, Nokolaos Oct. 16, 2017 Toronto Dr. R. Skinner Mr. Mpelos, 65, died on May 26, 2013, while restrained on the premises of a psychiatric facility. News Release
MUNRO, Jeff to be announced to be announced Dr. D. Evans Mr. Munro, aged 31, died on Nov. 7, 2009, while an inmate at Toronto Jail. News Release
ROBERTSON, Barry to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Robertson, aged 31, died on March 26, 2012, during the course of his employment at a work site in Ottawa. News Release
SKENE-PETERS, Kwasi to be announced to be announced Dr. J. Carlisle Mr. Skene-Peters, 21, died on July 25, 2015 in Toronto of injuries sustained when he was shot by an office of the Toronto Police Service. News Release
STEVENS, Paul
SUTTON, Jeffery
postponed Toronto Dr. R. Boyko Mr. Stevens, 51, died at St. Joseph’s Health Centre on Feb. 14, 2015, after transfer from the Toronto South Detention Centre; Mr. Sutton, 36, died on Sep. 8, 2015, while in custody at the same detention facility. News Release
THOMPSON-HARDY, Cody postponed Thunder Bay Dr. M. Wilson Mr. Thompson-Hardy, 18, died on Aug. 19, 2011 at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre following a transfer from the Thunder Bay District Jail. News Release
UNELLI, Louis
ACHESON, William
TYKOLIZ, Martin
NEESON, Stephen
GILLAN, Michael
BURKE, Trevor
WALTON, Julien
McNELIS, Peter
Jan. 2, 2018 Hamilton Dr. R. Jhirad Mr. Unelli, 40, died on March 17, 2012; Mr. Acheson, 42, died on Sept. 12, 2012; Mr. Tykoliz, 38, died on May 7, 2014; Mr. Neeson, 44, died on Feb. 15, 2015; Mr. Gillan, 46, died on May 19, 2015; Mr. Burke, 38, died on March 25, 2014; Mr. Walton, 20, died on Oct. 2, 2015; and Mr. McNelis, 47, died on March 13, 2016.  They died while in custody at the Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre. Drug toxicity was a factor in all of the deaths. News Release