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Schedule of Inquests


Inquests announced as of: July 19, 2019

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.

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Schedule of Inquests
Deceased Date of inquest Location of inquest Presiding coroner Details/ News Release
ADAM, Zoltan to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Reddoch Mr. Adam, 19, died on May 10, 2016, after he became pinned between the cage of a telescopic lift and a balcony at a construction site in Brampton. 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
BAKER, Terry to be announced to be announced to be announced Ms. Baker, 30, died on July 6, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener after transfer from Grand Valley Institution for Women. News Release
BEAVER, Moses Nov. 4, 2019 Thunder Bay Dr. L. McNaughton-Filion Mr. Beaver, 56, died on Feb. 13, 2017, at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre after transfer from the Thunder Bay Jail. News Release
BISAILLON, Normand
METHE, Marc
Sept. 30, 2019 Sudbury Dr. S. Bodley Mr. Bisaillon, 49, and Mr. Methe, 34, died on May 6, 2014, while working underground at the Lockerby Mine. News Release
BLACKETT, Craig to be announced to be announced Dr. G. Walia Mr. Blackett, 41, died on May 27, 2016, from injuries sustaineMr. Bisaillon, 49, and Mr. Methe, 34, died on May 6, 2014, while working underground at the Lockerby Mine. News Released while working at a construction site. News Release
BLAIR, Delilah to be announced to be announced Dr. J. Tang Ms. Blair, 30, died in hospital on May 22, 2017, following transfer from the Southwest Detention Centre in Windsor. News Release
BOWLEY, Brennan to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Bowley, 23, died on Jan. 18, 2018, while in custody at the Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre. News Release
CHAU, Phong-Nien to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Reddoch Mr. Chau, 40, died on July 24, 1994, of injuries sustained in an altercation at the Joyceville Penitentiary. News Release
DELEARY, Floyd
THOMPSON, Justin
DAVIS, Murray James
to be announced to be announced Dr. D. Eden 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. Mr. Davis, 24, died on Aug. 17, 2017 while in custody at the same detention centre. News Release
DIVERS, Anthony to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Divers, 36, died in hospital on October 1, 2016, of injuries sustained after interaction with the Hamilton Police Service. 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
FALL, Michael Sept. 23, 2019 St. Thomas Dr. E. Urbantke Mr. Fall, 47, died on July 30, 2017, while in custody at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre. News Release
FAQIRI, Soleiman to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Faqiri, 30, died on Dec. 15, 2016 at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay. News Release
FAZILOV, Fayzullo
BONDAREVS, Alexsandrs
KOROSTIN, Vladimir
BLUMBERG, Aleksey
to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Fazilov, 31; Mr. Bondarevs, 24; Mr. Korostin, 40; and Mr. Blumberg, 38, died on Dec. 24, 2009, from multiple injuries sustained when they fell from scaffolding at a construction site in Toronto. News Release
HARPELL, Christine August 7, 2019 Napanee Dr. G. Bond Ms. Harpell, 33, died in hospital on February 10, 2017, after transfer from the Quinte Detention Centre. 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
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
JOHNE, Derek to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Johne, 28, died in hospital on June 20, 2017, following a transfer from the Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton. News Release
KAY, Kieran to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. Kay, 26, died in hospital on May 22, 2017, while in the custody of the Waterloo Regional Police Service. News Release
KNOX, Kyle to be announced to be announced Dr. J. Tang Mr. Knox, 24, died on October 11, 2011, while working at a construction site. News Release
KYEREH, Douglas to be announced to be announced Dr. M. E. Bourne Mr. Kyereh, 35, died in hospital on June 13, 2016, after transfer from the Toronto South Detention Centre. News Release
LAFRENIERE, Marc Nov. 7, 2019 Sudbury Dr. G. Bond Mr. Lafreniere, 51, died on December 28, 2013, trapped under an overturned excavator in marshland near Sudbury. News Release
LEPAGE, Ronald Charles to be announced to be announced Dr. G. Bond Mr. Lepage, 59, died in hospital on April 6, 2017, from injuries sustained while operating a dumptruck at the Copper Cliff Refinery in Sudbury. News Release
LLOYD, Clifford "Raymond" to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Reddoch Mr. Lloyd, 77, died in hospital on July 17, 2017, after the dragline excavator he was operating tipped and became submerged in the pond at a quarry in Prescott.  News Release
MAMAKWA, Donald to be announced Thunder Bay Dr. David Eden Mr. Mamakwa, 44, died on August 3, 2014, while in police custody. News Release
McKECHNIE, Ryan to be announced to be announced to be announced Mr. McKechnie, 34, died on June 29, 2017, while in custody at the Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre. News Release
MEEKIS, Henry
McDONALD, Harold
to be announced to be announced Dr. M. Wilson Mr. Meekis, 58, died on December 23, 2012, and Mr. McDonald, 52, died on January 6, 2013, in separate incidents when their grooming machines broke through ice and fell into lakes in the Northern region. 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
NABICO, Rui-Filipe to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Reddoch Mr. Nabico, 31, died in hospital on November 4, 2016, after collapsing during an altercation with police. News Release
OGUNDIPE, Victor to be announced to be announced Dr. J. Tang Mr. Ogundipe, 41, died in hospital on Jan. 26, 2017, following transfer from the Toronto South Detention Centre. News Release
ORUITEMEKA, Emmanuel to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Reddoch Mr. Oruitemeka, 25, died in hospital on February 16, 2014, after collapsing while in police custody four days earlier. News Release
PINKNEY, David July 22, 2019 Orillia Dr. M. Goldstein Mr. Pinkney, 31, died on February 6, 2017, from injuries sustained when he was caught between a conveyor belt and a drum at a mine in Severn. News Release
REVILLA SANCHEZ, Jesus to be announced to be announced Dr. D. Cameron Mr. Revilla Sanchez, 38, died on Dec. 5, 1996 at the Great War Memorial Hospital as a result of injuries sustained while working at a construction site near Perth. 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
THOMPSON, Timothy John to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Reddoch Mr. Thompson, 58, died at the Kingston General Hospital on July 1, 2014, from complications of injuries sustained in a fall on June 25, 2014, at a construction site in Amherstview. News Release
WOODMAN, Jeffrey Bruce to be announced to be announced Dr. R. Reddoch Mr. Woodman, 32, died on September 4, 2017, while detained as an inmate at Warkworth Institution. News Release