Pre-Inquest Hearing into Reggie Bushie inquiry rescheduled for May 23 2012


NNLCRIMEbeatTHUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Dr. Michael Wilson has today announced that the pre-inquest hearing of the inquest into the death of Reggie Bushie, originally scheduled for May 15, 2012 to inquire into the appropriate representation of the Thunder Bay jury roll, has been rescheduled.

At the request of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and on the consent of all parties participating in the May 15th hearing, Presiding Coroner Dr. David Eden has adjourned the hearing to May 23, 2012.

The body of Reggie Bushie, age 15, was recovered from the McIntyre River in Thunder Bay November 1, 2007. He had last been seen alive at the riverside on Oct 26, 2007.

The hearing is expected to last 3 days.

The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, Boardroom D, main floor auditorium, Government Building, 189 Red River Road, Thunder Bay. Dr. David Eden will preside as inquest coroner and Mr. Derry Millar will be counsel to the Coroner.