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May 2, 2012 - Inquest Into The Death Of Patrick Doucette is Announced

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May 2, 2012 - Inquest Into The Death Of Patrick Doucette is Announced

Hamilton -- Dr. Jack Stanborough, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Patrick Doucette.

Mr. Doucette, aged 19, died on August 25, 2010, from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Niagara Falls.  An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. 

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

The inquest is expected to last two days and to hear from approximately five witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2012 at the Welland Court House, 102 East Main Street.  Dr. Colin Zides will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Graeme Leach will be counsel to the coroner.

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  • Dr. Jack Stanborough

    Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office

    905-546-8200

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