News Release - January 17, 2001
An inquest into the death of Kevin Bradley Stonechild will be held Friday,
January 19th at 9:30 am at the Provincial Court House, 1815 Smith Street,
The 33 year old died May 14th, 2000, at the Regina Provincial Correctional
Centre. Stonechild had been remanded on August 3, 1999 and was awaiting trial
at the time of his death.
Section 20 of The Coroners Act, 1999, requires an inquest be held when an
inmate dies in a jail, penitentiary, lock-up or correctional facility.
In addition to establishing when and where the death occurred and the medical
cause of death, the Coroner's jury may make recommendations to prevent similar
deaths in the future. Inquests are open to the public.
The presiding coroner will be Mrs. Maureen Stinnen.
For more information, contact:
Dr. John Nyssen
Phone: (306) 787-5541