Inquest in the death of Waldemar Plesinski announced

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Inquest in the death of Waldemar Plesinski announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

LONDON, ON, April 20 - Dr. Thomas Wilson, Regional Supervising Coroner for Southwestern Ontario, today announced that an inquest will be held in the death of Waldemar Plesinski. Mr. Plesinski, 49, died February 21, 2003, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Southampton Site, from injuries sustained in an accident occurring during the course of his work at a construction site in Saugeen Township. Under the Coroners Act, an inquest is mandatory when a worker dies as a result of an accident occurring at a construction project. The inquest will review the events surrounding Mr. Plesinski's death and may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths. The inquest is expected to last two days and will hear from approximately 10 witnesses. The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on June 7 at the Council Chambers, Saugeen Shores Municipal Offices, Port Elgin. The coroner's counsel will be Michael Martin, Crown Attorney, County of Bruce. Dr. Rick Mann will preside as inquest coroner. Disponible en fran├žais www.mpss.jus.gov.on.caFor further information: Contact: Dr. Thomas Wilson, Regional Supervising Coroner, Southwest Region, (519) 675-7689