TORONTO, April 19 /CNW/ - Dr. James Edwards, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Trevor Darron Thomas.
Mr. Thomas, 39, died on October 28, 2008, at the Toronto West Detention Centre in Rexdale. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Thomas' death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
The inquest is expected to last one week.
The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2010, at the Toronto Coroners Courts, 15 Grosvenor Street. Dr. Bonnie Burke 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. James Edwards, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (416) 314-1013