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Inquest into the Death of Jeffrey Bruce Woodman Announced

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Inquest into the Death of Jeffrey Bruce Woodman Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Jeffrey Bruce Woodman.

Mr. Woodman, 32, died on September 4, 2017, while detained as an inmate at Warkworth Institution. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr. Woodman's death. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing future deaths.

Details regarding the date and location will be provided at a later date when the information becomes available. Dr. Bob Reddoch will preside as inquest coroner and Mark Moorcroft will be counsel to the coroner.

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  • Dr. Paul Dungey

    Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office

    613-544-1596

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