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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.

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