Inquest into the death of Daniel Pelletier announced

TORONTO, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - Dr. Bonita Porter, Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Daniel Pelletier.

Mr. Pelletier, 48, died July 24, 2007, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Owen Sound. Under the Coroners Act, an inquest is mandatory when a worker dies as a result of an accident occurring at a construction project.

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

The inquest is expected to last three days and will hear from approximately 11 witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, at Council Chambers, City Hall, Second Avenue East, Owen Sound. Dr. Rick Mann will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Chander Chaddah 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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