Inquest into Death of Lee Antoniak Announced

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Breaking NewsTHUNDER BAY – Dr. Michael Wilson, Regional Supervising Coroner for the North Region, Thunder Bay Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Lee Antoniak.

Mr. Antoniak, age 31, died on April 9, 2012, as a result of injuries received during the course of his employment on a construction site in Thunder Bay. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. 

The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Antoniak’s death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing similar deaths.

The inquest is expected to last three days and to hear from approximately 15 witnesses.

The inquest will begin 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Auditorium A, Ontario Government Building, Main Floor, 189 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay. Dr. David Legge will preside as inquest coroner and Daniel Mitchell will be counsel to the coroner.

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