TORONTO, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - Dr. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner of Operations, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Daniel Saunders.
Mr. Saunders, 58, died on February 14, 2009, while in custody at the Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Saunders' death and the jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
The inquest is expected to last two days and will hear from approximately five witnesses.
The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2010, at the John Sopinka Courthouse, 45 Main Street East, Courtroom 704, Hamilton.
Dr. Jack Stanborough will preside as inquest coroner and Ms. Karen Shea 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. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner of Operations, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (905) 546-8202