The BC Coroners Service has announced that a public inquest will be held into the death of Roman William Rezanowicz.
The inquest will take place beginning Dec. 7, 2015, at the Coroners Court in Burnaby.
Mr. Rezanowicz, aged 57, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Regional Treatment Centre at Pacific Institution, a federal prison in Abbotsford, on April 30, 2014.
Presiding coroner Isis van Loon and a jury will hear evidence from witnesses under oath to determine the facts surrounding this death. The jury will have the opportunity to make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths under similar circumstances.
An inquest is a formal process that allows for public presentation of evidence relating to a death.
Event Date: Beginning Dec. 7, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Place: Burnaby Coroners Court, 20th floor, MetroTower II, Metrotown, 4720 Kingsway, Burnaby