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Inquest Date into the Deaths of Normand Bisaillon and Marc Methe Announced

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Inquest Date into the Deaths of Normand Bisaillon and Marc Methe Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Emily Groot, Regional Supervising Coroner for North Region, Sudbury Office, today announced that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the deaths of Normand Bisaillon and Marc Methe.

Mr. Bisaillon, 49, and Mr. Methe, 34, died on May 6, 2014, while working underground at the Lockerby Mine. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.  

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

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

The inquest will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, September 30, 2019, at the Northbury Hotel and Conference Centre, 50 Brady St., Sudbury. Dr. Steven Bodley will preside as inquest coroner and Julie Lefebvre will be counsel to the coroner.

Media Contacts

  • Dr. Emily Groot

    Regional Supervising Coroner for North Region, Sudbury Office

    705-564-6149

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