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Inquest Announced into the Deaths of Louis Angelo Unelli, William Acheson, Martin Tykoliz, Stephen Conrad Neeson and David Michael Gillan

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Inquest Announced into the Deaths of Louis Angelo Unelli, William Acheson, Martin Tykoliz, Stephen Conrad Neeson and David Michael Gillan

Dr. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the deaths of Louis Angelo Unelli, William Acheson, Martin Tykoliz, Stephen Conrad Neeson and David Michael Gillan.

While in custody at the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre, Mr. Unelli, aged 40, died on Mar. 17, 2012, Mr. Acheson, aged 42, died on Sept. 12, 2012, Mr. Tykoliz, aged 38, died on May 7, 2014, Mr. Neeson, aged 44, died on Feb. 15, 2015 and Mr. Gillan, aged 46, died on May 19, 2015.

The inquest will examine the events surrounding their deaths.  The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths. 

Details regarding the date and location will be provided when the information becomes available. Dr. Jack Stanborough will preside as inquest coroner and Karen Shea will be counsel to the coroner.

Media Contacts

  • Dr. David Eden

    Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests

    647-329-1841

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