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Inquest Into The Death Of Murray Nesbitt Announced

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Inquest Into The Death Of Murray Nesbitt Announced

London -- Dr. Bert Lauwers, Deputy Chief Coroner - Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Murray Nesbitt.

Mr. Nesbitt, age 57, died on August 26, 2009 from injuries received during the course of his employment at a mining site in Goderich. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Nesbitt's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths. The inquest is expected to last five days and to hear from approximately 15 witnesses. The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Goderich Courthouse, One the Square. Dr. Rick Mann will preside as inquest coroner and Ms. Teresa Donnelly will be counsel to the coroner.

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  • Dr. Bert Lauwers

    Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests

    416-314-4000

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