Inquest into the death of Sara Carlin postponed

TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - Dr. Bonita Porter, Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests, today announced that the inquest into the death of Sara Carlin, originally scheduled to begin on November 2, 2009, has been postponed at the request of her family.

Ms. Carlin, 18, died on May 6, 2007, at her residence in Oakville.

The inquest will focus on the role of selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor antidepressants in teenage suicides. The inquest jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.

The inquest is expected to last four weeks.

The inquest will now begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, June 7, 2010, at the Toronto Coroners Courts, 15 Grosvenor Street. Dr. Bert Lauwers will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Michael Blain 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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