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Inquest Date into the Deaths of Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin and Aleksey Blumberg Announced

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Inquest Date into the Deaths of Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin and Aleksey Blumberg Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. David Cameron, Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests, announced today that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the deaths of Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin, and Aleksey Blumberg.

Mr. Fazilov, 31; Mr. Bondarevs, 24; Mr. Korostin, 40; and Mr. Blumberg, 38, died on Dec. 24, 2009, from multiple injuries sustained when they fell from scaffolding at a construction site in Toronto. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

The inquest is expected to last 14 days and hear from approximately 12 witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020, at the Coroner's Courts, Courtroom A, 25 Morton Shulman Ave., Toronto. Dr. John Carlisle will preside as inquest coroner. Rebecca Edward and Amal Chaudry will be counsel to the coroner.

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