Inquest into the death of Kurth Hansen announced

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 Kurth Hansen.

Mr. Hansen, 75, died on July 8, 2006, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Kingston. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

The inquest is expected to last two days.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 22, 2010, at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Complex, 53 Yonge Street, Kingston. Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion will preside as inquest coroner and Ms. Jennifer Ferguson 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

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