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Inquest into the Death of Joseph Drummond Announced

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Inquest into the Death of Joseph Drummond Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Ottawa Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Joseph Drummond.

Mr. Drummond, age 30, died on October 29, 2012, during the course of his employment at a surface mine in Elizabethtown-Kitely Township. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Drummond'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. Louise McNaughton-Filion

    Regional Supervising Coroner, East Region, Ottawa

    613-249-0055

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