Inquest into the Death of Darrell Joseph Pitre Announced
Dr. Kenneth Peckham, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central West Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Darrell Joseph Pitre.
Mr. Pitre, 42, died in hospital on April 22, 2017, from injuries sustained from a fall on March 3, 2017, at a construction site in Port Carling. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.
The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Pitre'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. Mary E. Bourne will preside as inquest coroner and Frank Giordano will be counsel to the coroner.