Ontario Newsroom

Inquest Into The Death Of Bruce Moonias Announced

Archived Bulletin

Inquest Into The Death Of Bruce Moonias Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

THUNDER BAY -- Dr. Michael B. Wilson, Regional Supervising Coroner for North Region, Thunder Bay Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Bruce Moonias.

Mr. Moonias, age 27, died on December 11, 2006, at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre following his involvement with the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Moonias' death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths. The inquest is expected to last five days and to hear from approximately 12 witnesses. The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 17, 2011, at the Government Building, 189 Red River Road, Thunder Bay. Dr. David H. Evans will preside as inquest coroner and Ms. Lorraine Cavion will be counsel to the coroner.

Media Contacts