Inquest into the Death of Gilbert Eid Announced
Dr. Bonnie Burke, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Gilbert Eid.
Mr. Eid, 44, died on October 31, 2016, at a construction site. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Eid's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing future deaths.
Details regarding the date and location will be provided at a later date when the information becomes available. Dr. Mara Goldstein will preside as inquest coroner and Catherine Glaister will be counsel to the coroner.