An inquest is a public hearing conducted by a coroner before a jury of five community members. Inquests are held to inform the public about the circumstances of a death.

You can find press releases and information regarding inquests officially issued on the Ontario Newsroom. You can watch the proceedings of some scheduled inquests live online on the Office of the Chief Coroner's YouTube channel.

For more information, please contact: OCC.inquiries@ontario.ca

Schedule of inquests

This schedule is current as of July 29, 2022

DeceasedDate of inquestLocation of inquestPresiding coronerDetails/news release


August 22, 2022by video conferenceDr. Mara MuravenMr. Wettlaufer, 21, died in hospital on March 14, 2016, from injuries following an interaction with Toronto police officers. News Release
PIGEAU, RichardAugust 29, 2022SudburyDr. David CameronMr. Pigeau, 54, died on October 20, 2015, from injuries sustained while working at the Nickel Rim South Mine in the City of Greater Sudbury. News Release
BRUNEAU, OlivierpostponedKanataDr. Geoffrey BondMr. Bruneau, 24, died in hospital on March 23, 2016, from injuries sustained while working at a construction site in Ottawa. News Release