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Inquest announced into two separate deaths on Windsor construction sites

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Inquest announced into two separate deaths on Windsor construction sites

TORONTO — An inquest will be held into the deaths of Brian Jeffery Izsak and Robert Morneau, who both died in hospital of injuries sustained while working at separate construction projects in Windsor, Ont.

Dr. Rick Mann, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office, announced the inquests Aug. 23. The inquests are mandatory under the Coroners Act.

Izsak, 53, died on July 26, 2016, and Morneau, 44, died on Nov. 3, 2016.

The inquests will examine the circumstances surrounding their deaths. The inquest is expected to last five days and hear from approximately 12 witnesses, indicates a release. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing future deaths.

The inquest will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7 at the Superior Court of Justice, located at 245 Windsor Ave. in Windsor. Dr. David Eden will preside as inquest coroner and Elizabeth Brown will be counsel to the coroner.

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