Inquest into death of Pond Inlet man set for November

Jessie Peterloosie died in 2018, while in RCMP custody

An inquest into the 2018 death of Jessie Peterloosie will take place in Pond Inlet from Nov. 14 to 18, the Office of the Chief Coroner has announced. Peterloosie died on March 8 of that year while in police custody. (File photo)

By Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut’s chief coroner is set to conduct an inquest into the circumstances that led to a man’s death while in Pond Inlet RCMP custody.

Jessie Peterloosie died on March 8, 2018.

The inquest is scheduled to run from Nov. 14 to 18. Its purpose is to explore why Peterloosie died and consider recommendations to prevent deaths in similar circumstances.

Coroner’s counsel Sheldon Toner will lead the inquest and Nunavut’s chief coroner, Khen Sagadraca, will preside over it. 

It will be held at the Sauniq Hotel Conference Hall in Pond Inlet.

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(2) Comments:

  1. Posted by Freedom fighters on

    Stop arresting freedom fighters of nunavut and dissolve rcmp

  2. Posted by Is this? on

    is this related to the 18-hour standoff in Pond Inlet, March 8, 2018?

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