Inquest into the Death of Scott Johnson Announced
Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Scott Johnson.
Mr. Johnson, 33, died on June 16, 2012. He was working on a temporary concert stage at Downsview Park when the stage collapsed. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act when a worker dies on a construction project.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Johnson's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
Details regarding the date and location will be provided when the information becomes available.