OCC Inquest - Barnett 2015

Office of the Chief Coroner

Verdict of Coroner's Jury

Office of the Chief Coroner

The Coroners Act - Province of Ontario


Surname: Barnett
Given Name(s): Scott Gordon
Age: 24

Held at: Napanee, ON
From: May 6
To: May 6, 2015
By: Dr. Gordon Watt, Coroner for Ontario
having been duly sworn/affirmed, have inquired into and determined the following:

Name of deceased: Scott Gordon Barnett
Date and time of death: 5:00 a.m., July 15, 1999
Place of death: Kingston General Hospital
Cause of death: Cerebral edema post cardio-pulmonary arrest secondary to poisoning by cyanide.
By what means: Homicide

(Original signed by: Foreperson)


The verdict was received on the 6th of May, 2015
Coroner's name: Dr. Gordon Watt
(Original signed by coroner)


We, the jury, wish to make the following recommendations:


Inquest into the death of:

Scott Gordon Barnett


Jury Recommendations

We, the jury, have no recommendations at this time.