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Change in Venue for the Inquest into the Death of Takis Escoto

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Change in Venue for the Inquest into the Death of Takis Escoto

Dr. Rick Mann, Regional Supervising Coroner for the West Region, London office, today announced a new location for the inquest into the death of Takis Escoto.

Mr. Escoto, age 34, died on June 1, 2011, at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital from injuries received during the course of his employment at a construction site in Windsor. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. 

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

The inquest is expected to last four days and to hear from approximately seven witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 10a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, and will now be held at the Superior Court of Justice, Courtroom 2, 245 Windsor Ave., Windsor. Dr Curtis Fedoruk will preside as inquest coroner and Frank Schwalm will be counsel to the coroner.

Media Contacts

  • Dr. Rick Mann

    Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office

    519-661-6624

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