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Inquests announced as of: Feb. 6, 2015

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:

Doris.Hildebrandt@ontario.ca
647-329-1837 or
Cheryl.Mahyr@ontario.ca
647-329-1898

DECEASED

DATE OF INQUEST

LOCATION OF INQUEST

PRESIDING CORONER

DETAILS/ NEWS RELEASE

ANDERSON, Jethro
BUSHIE, Reggie
HARPER, Robyn
MORRISSEAU, Kyle
PANACHEESE, Paul
STRANG, Curran

WABASSE, Jordan

To be announced

Thunder Bay

Dr. D. Eden

All seven First Nations students died after leaving their home communities to pursue secondary education in Thunder Bay.
News Release

ANGUS, Ross

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Mr. Angus, age 48, died on Oct. 12, 2011, during the course of his employment at a construction site in Ottawa.
News Release

CHENIER, Jason
FRAM, Jordan

20 April 2015

Sudbury

Dr. D. Eden

Mr. Chenier, age 35 and Mr. Fram, age 26, both died on June 9, 2011 from injuries received while working in a mine in Sudbury.
News Release

COASTER, Christopher

Postponed

Thunder Bay

Dr. D. Evans

Mr. Coaster, age 29, died on August 3rd, 2008, while an inmate at the District Jail in Thunder Bay.
News Release

COLE, Shawn

23 March 2015

Toronto

Dr. B. Burke

Mr. Cole, age 34, died on Dec. 26, 2012, while in custody at the Toronto East Detention Centre.
News Release

DRUMMOND, Joseph

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Mr. Drummond, age 30, died on October 29, 2012, during the course of his employment at a surface mine in Elizabethtown-Kitely Township.
News Release

ENNIS, Jermaine

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Mr. Ennis, aged 36, died on October 28, 2011 as a result of injuries sustained during the course of his employment at a construction site in Brampton.
News Release

FAGAN, Ronald

Postponed

Thunder Bay

Dr. D. Eden

Mr. Fagan, 21, died on September 27, 2007, while in custody at the Thunder Bay Jail.
News Release

HAWLEY, James

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Mr. Hawley, age 41, died on May 26, 2008, at the Brockville General Hospital. Mr. Hawley had significant, chronic medical conditions, which substantially reduced his ability to care for himself.
News Release

LISLE, Diane

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Ms. Lisle, age 62, died on Jan. 7, 2013, upon return transfer from the Smith Falls Provincial Court to the Ottawa Carleton Regional Detention Centre.
News Release

MUNRO, Jeff

To be announced

To be announced

Dr. D. Evans

Mr. Munro, aged 31, died on November 7, 2009, while an inmate at Toronto Jail.
News Release

PENNY, Luke

2 March 2015

Oshawa

Dr. M. Martin

Mr. Penny, age 26, died on May 19, 2010, while employed at a construction site in Whitby.
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

SAMPSON, Katelynn

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Katelynn, aged 7, died on August 3, 2008, at her residence in Toronto.
News Release

SMITS, Gerard

To be announced

To be announced

Dr. S. McRae

Mr. Smits, age 44, died on Feb.15, 2013. His body was found near the side of Highway 17 in Serpent River. The previous evening, Mr. Smits had been travelling by bus to Elliot Lake, and his body was found near the designated location for transfer between buses.
News Release

STRINGER, Rowan

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

Miss Stringer, aged 17, died on May 12, 2013, as a result of a head injury sustained while playing rugby.
News Release

UNKERSKOV-CHINNERY, Andreas

Postponed

New date to be announced

Hamilton

To be announced

Mr. Unkerskov-Chinnery, aged 18, died on February 2, 2011, at the Hamilton General Hospital following an encounter at his home with the Hamilton Police Service. 
News Release

WALKER, Malcolm

9 February 2015

Toronto

Dr. J. Carlisle

Mr. Walker, age 39, died on June 8, 2013 in Toronto of injuries sustained when he was shot by an officer of the Toronto Police Service.
News Release

For further information contact:
Doris Hildebrandt, Executive Officer - Inquests
647-329-1837
Doris.Hildebrandt@ontario.ca