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Inquest Date into the Death of Jeffrey Bruce Woodman Announced

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Inquest Date into the Death of Jeffrey Bruce Woodman Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, announced today that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the death of Jeffrey Bruce Woodman.

Mr. Woodman, 32, died on September 4, 2017, while detained as an inmate at Warkworth Institution. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.  

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

The inquest is expected to last three days and hear from approximately 12 witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at the Northumberland County Courthouse, 860 William St., Cobourg. Dr. Bob Reddoch will preside as inquest coroner and Mark Moorcroft will be counsel to the coroner.

Media Contacts

  • Dr. Paul Dungey

    Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office

    613-544-1596

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