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Inquest into the Deaths of Kihwan Kang and Jamshid Agzamov Announced

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Inquest into the Deaths of Kihwan Kang and Jamshid Agzamov Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Bonnie Burke, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the deaths of Kihwan Kang and Jamshid Agzamov.

Mr. Kang, 26, died on September 27, 2008, and Mr. Agzamov, 38, died on November 27, 2015, from injuries sustained from a fall at separate construction sites. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.  

The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding their deaths. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing future deaths.

The inquest is expected to last seven days and hear from 10 witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020, at the Coroner's Courts, Courtroom A, 25 Morton Shulman Ave., Toronto. Dr. Robert Boyko will preside as inquest coroner and Eadit Rokach 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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