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Inquest Date into the Death of Kieran Kay Announced

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Inquest Date into the Death of Kieran Kay Announced

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Dr. Karen Schiff, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the death of Kieran Kay.

Mr. Kay, 26, died in hospital on May 22, 2017, while in the custody of the Waterloo Regional Police Service. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.   

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

The inquest is expected to last five days and hear from 10 witnesses.

The inquest will start at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, March 9, 2020, at the Ontario Court of Justice, 85 Frederick St., Kitchener. Dr. John Carlisle will preside as inquest coroner and Patricia Moore will be counsel to the coroner.

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