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Inquest Date Into The Death Of Adam Schneider Announced


London - Dr. Rick Mann, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office, today announced that a date has been set for the inquest into the death of Adam Schneider.

Mr Schneider, aged 25, died on July 28, 2009, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Grey County. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Schneider's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.

The inquest is expected to last three days and to hear from approximately 10 witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at the Walkerton Courthouse, 215 Cayley Avenue. Dr. Curtis Fedoruk will preside as inquest coroner and Ms. Jill Schneider will be counsel to the coroner.

Contact:

Dr. Rick Mann
Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office
519-661-6624