Motion Hearing Announced for Pending Inquest into the Deaths of Four Men After Helicopter Crash in Tweed

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Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, announced today that a motion will be heard related to the pending inquest into the deaths of Kyle Shorrock, Jeffrey Howes, James Baragar and Darcy Jansen.

Mr. Shorrock, 27; Mr. Howes, 26; Mr. Baragar, 39; and Mr. Jansen, 26, died on December 14, 2017, from injuries sustained when their helicopter crashed at a construction site in Tweed. An inquest into their deaths is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The motion hearing will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 16, 2022, with parties making their submissions remotely. Members of the public who wish to view the proceedings can do so live at the link provided below.

Dr. David Eden, presiding officer for the inquest, will preside at the motion hearing. Jai Dhar is inquest counsel.


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