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Inquest Into The Death Of Gregory Kuipers Announced

Toronto - Dr. Bert Lauwers, Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Gregory Kuipers.

Mr. Kuipers, aged 42, died on August 26, 2009, at the Warkworth Institution. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Kuipers' death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.

The inquest is expected to last three days and to hear from approximately seven witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2012, at the Northumberland County Court House, 860 William Street, Cobourg. Dr. Peter Clark will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Brad Kelnick will be counsel to the coroner.


Dr. Bert Lauwers
Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests