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Coroner’s inquest ordered for N.B. woodland operation death

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A coroner’s inquest looking into the death of New Brunswick man working at a woodland operation will be held next month.

According to a Monday news release, William Russell died on Feb. 11, 2021, due to an accident while working at a woodland operation. An inquest into his death is scheduled for Dec. 4 and 5 in Fredericton.

Presiding coroner Emily Caissy and a jury will hear evidence from witnesses regarding the death. The jury will also have the ability to make recommendations designed to prevent similar deaths.

For more New Brunswick news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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