Inquest into the Death of Anthony Divers Announced
Dr. Karen Schiff, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Anthony Divers.
Mr. Divers, 36, died in hospital on October 1, 2016, of injuries sustained after interaction with the Hamilton Police Service. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Divers' 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.