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Inquest Into The Death Of Mark Andrew Essery Announced

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Inquest Into The Death Of Mark Andrew Essery Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Brampton -- Dr. William J. Lucas, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Brampton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Mark Andrew Essery.

Mr. Essery, aged 56, died July 26, 2012 while in the custody of York Regional Police officers.  An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

Details regarding the date, location and presiding coroner will be announced when the information becomes available. 

Media Contacts

  • Dr. William J. Lucas

    Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Brampton Office

    905-874-3972

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