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Inquest Date into the Death of Michael Fall Announced

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Inquest Date into the Death of Michael Fall Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Rick Mann, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office, announced today that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the death of Michael Fall.

Mr. Fall, 47, died on July 30, 2017, while in custody at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

The inquest is expected to last five days and hear from approximately 14 witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019, at the Elgin County Courthouse, 4 Wellington Street, St. Thomas. Dr. Elizabeth Urbantke will preside as inquest coroner and Gary Fowler will be counsel to the coroner.

Media Contacts

  • Dr. Rick Mann

    Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office

    519-661-6624

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