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Construction fatality in 2010 sparks inquiry


By: Northern Ontario Business staff

Dr. William J. Lucas, deputy chief coroner for inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Michel Nolet.

Mr. Nolet, age 26, died on Aug. 26, 2010, while working on a construction project near Timmins. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the events surrounding Mr. Nolet's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths in similar circumstances.

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

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, March 3 in city hall council chambers at 220 Algonquin Blvd. East in Timmins. Dr. Craig Muir will preside as inquest coroner and Russell Wood will act as counsel to the coroner.

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