KINGSTON, ON, Feb. 5 /CNW/ - Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Douglas Michie.
Mr. Michie, 39, died on December 15, 2008, while in custody at the Regional Treatment Centre of the Kingston Penitentiary. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Michie's death and the jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
The inquest is expected to last one day.
The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2010, at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Complex, 53 Yonge Street, Kingston. Dr. Ross McIlquham will preside as inquest coroner and Ms. Priscilla Christie 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. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (613) 544-1596