Inquest in the death of William Wilkins announced

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Inquest in the death of William Wilkins announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

GUELPH, ON, Jan. 5 - Dr. Karen J. Acheson, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central West Ontario, today announced that a date for the inquest has been set for the inquest into the death of William Wilkins. Mr. Wilkins was a fire fighter with the Barrie City Fire Department, who died in the line of duty fighting a fire on May 27, 2002. The inquest is expected to last two weeks and will hear from approximately 12 witnesses. The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 23th, 2004, at the Simcoe County Administration Building, Highway 26, North of Barrie. Dr. W. John Ewen will preside as inquest coroner. Disponible en fran├žais www.mpss.jus.gov.on.caFor further information: Dr. Karen J. Acheson, Regional Supervising Coroner, (519) 837-6330