Inquest into the death of Keith Lesway announced

KINGSTON, ON, Dec. 9 /CNW/ - Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Keith Lesway.

Mr. Lesway, 52, died on June 24, 2007, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Carleton Place. 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 events surrounding Mr. Lesway's death and the inquest jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.

The inquest is expected to last two days.

The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2009, at 90 Sparks Street, Ottawa. Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion will be presiding coroner and

Mr. Anthony Tamburro 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: Contact: Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region Kingston Office, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (613) 544-1596

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