New Inquest Date into the Death of Danniel William Milton Announced
Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Ottawa Office, today announced that a new date has been scheduled for the inquest into the death of Danniel William Milton.
Mr. Milton, 42, died on April 25, 2016 when he was hit by a vehicle while working at a highway construction project in Renfrew County. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Milton's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.
The inquest is expected to last four days and to hear from approximately nine witnesses.
The inquest will now begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at the Renfrew Municipal Building, 127 Raglan St. South. Dr. Robert Reddoch will preside as inquest coroner and Jeffery Richardson will be counsel to the coroner.