Inquest into the death of Scott Dufty announced

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - Bert Lauwers, Deputy Chief Coroner for Investigations, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Scott Dufty.

Mr. Dufty, 35, died on March 24, 2000, following a transfer to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. Mr. Dufty was an inmate at the Millbrook Correctional Centre. The circumstances of his death require that an inquest be held.

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

The inquest will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 7, 2009, in Courtroom 2 at the Peterborough County courthouse, 470 Water Street North. Dr. Peter A. Clark will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Jim Hughes 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. Bert Lauwers, Deputy Chief Coroner for Investigations, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, (416) 314-4000

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