Inquest into the death of a child announced

TORONTO, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - Dr. Bonita Porter, Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of a child.

The three-year-old child died on December 15, 2005, at the Welland General Hospital while in foster care.

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

The inquest is expected to last three weeks and will hear from approximately 30 witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2010, at the Quality Hotel Parkway Conference Centre, Concord Ballroom, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines. Dr. James Edwards will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Eric Siebenmorgen will be counsel to the coroner.

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SOURCE Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

For further information: For further information: Dr. Bonita Porter, Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (416) 314-4000

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