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Inquest into the Death of Abdurahman Hassan Announced

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Inquest into the Death of Abdurahman Hassan Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that an inquest will be held in the death of Abdurahman Hassan.

Mr. Hassan, 39, died on June 11, 2015, at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre following a transfer from the Central East Correction Facility. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

Details regarding the date, location and presiding coroner will be provided once the information becomes available.

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  • Dr. Paul Dungey

    Regional Supervising Coroner, East Region, Kingston Office




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