Inquest into the death of Terence Matthew MacKenzie announced

TORONTO, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - Dr. Bonita Porter, Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Terence Matthew MacKenzie.

Mr. MacKenzie, 37, died on November 12, 2008, at the London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, following a transfer from the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre in London. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. MacKenzie's 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 six to eight witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at the Middlesex County Building, 399 Ridout Street North, London. Dr. Rick Mann will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Steve Monaghan 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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