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Inquest into the Death Steven Thornton

Mr. Thornton, 63, was found dead in his home on September 13, 2018, after an incident with Greater Sudbury Police Service and Barrie Police Service. An inquest into his death is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

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

Details regarding the date and location will be provided at a later date.

Additional Information

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