Ontario Newsroom

Inquest into the Death of Kieran Kay Announced

News Release

Inquest into the Death of Kieran Kay Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Karen Schiff, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Kieran Kay.

Mr. Kay, 26, died in hospital on May 22, 2017, while in the custody of the Waterloo Regional Police Service. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.   

The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Kay'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.

Media Contacts



Government Health and Wellness Law and Safety