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Inquest into the Death of Michael Albert Lavigne Announced

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Inquest into the Death of Michael Albert Lavigne Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

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

Mr. Lavigne, 56, died on September 9, 2014, from injuries sustained while working at a construction site. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

The inquest is expected to last four days and hear from approximately eight witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019, at the Coroner's Court, Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex, 25 Morton Shulman Ave., Toronto. Dr. Gautam Walia will preside as inquest coroner. Liesha Earle will be counsel to the coroner.

Media Contacts

  • Dr. Bonnie Burke

    Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office

    647-329-1827

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