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Inquest into the Death of Brennan Nicholas

Mr. Nicholas, 24, died on June 15, 2018, while in custody at the Millhaven Regional Treatment Centre. An inquest into his death is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the events surrounding the death of Mr. Nicholas. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing future deaths in similar circumstances.

The inquest is expected to last 10 days and will hear from approximately 17 witnesses.

The inquest will start at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2023. Dr. Robert Reddoch will preside as inquest officer. Kate Forget and Christina Varrette will be inquest counsel.

Jury Deliberation in Progress

The inquest is adjourned during jury deliberation. We will be resuming the livestream at 3:15 PM EST.

Additional Information

The Presiding Officer has directed that the web streaming of this inquest not be recorded in accordance with the Chief Coroner’s rules of procedure and out of respect to the family of the deceased.

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