Inquest into the Death of Boekwa Diza Ekamba Announced
Dr. William J. Lucas, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Boekwa Diza Ekamba.
Mr. Ekamba, 22, died on March 21, 2015, following an encounter with Peel Regional Police. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Ekamba's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
Details regarding the date, location and presiding coroner will be provided when the information becomes available.