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Inquest into the Death of Victor Ogundipe Announced

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Inquest into the Death of Victor Ogundipe Announced

Dr. Bonnie Burke, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Victor Ogundipe.

Mr. Ogundipe, 41, died in hospital on Jan. 26, 2017, following transfer from the Toronto South Detention Centre. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

Details regarding the date and location will be provided at a later date when the information becomes available. Dr. Jennifer Tang will preside as inquest coroner and Kathy Nedelkopoulos will be counsel to the coroner.

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  • Dr. Bonnie Burke

    Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office

    647-329-1827

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