PETERBOROUGH, ON, Oct. 23 /CNW/ - Dr. Peter A. Clark, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Peterborough Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Mr. Phillip McAulay.
Mr. McAulay, 51, died on March 1, 2006, from injuries received during the course of his employment at the Unimin Mine near Nephton. Under the Coroners Act, an inquest is mandatory when a worker dies as a result of an accident occurring at a mining plant, pit, quarry or mine.
The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. McAulay's death and the jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 30, 2009, at the Peterborough County courthouse, 470 Water Street. Dr. Don Cooke will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Brian Gilkinson 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. Peter Clark, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Peterborough Office, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (705) 755-5265