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Inquest into the Death of Normand Laberge Announced

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Inquest into the Death of Normand Laberge Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Toronto -- Dr. Bert Lauwers, Deputy Chief Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Normand Laberge.

Mr. Laberge, aged 61, died on August 21, 2011, 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. Laberge'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 Monday, February 11, 2013, at the Goderich Courthouse, 1 Courthouse 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




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