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P.E.I.’s chief coroner will probably be investigating the loss of life of a affected person that occurred on or round Feb. 18 on the Prince County Hospital.
A consultant for the Division of Justice and Public Security has confirmed to SaltWire Community that the province’s Coroner’s Workplace will probably be investigating the loss of life of an involuntary affected person who was admitted to the hospital.
An inquest will probably be known as to research the loss of life. The id of the person has not been launched. Particulars of what occurred and the place have additionally not been launched.
Vicki Tse, a communications consultant for the Division of Justice and Public Security, confirmed the chief coroner will appoint a presiding coroner and authorized counsel. Additional data will probably be launched to the general public.
Below P.E.I.’s Coroners Act, an inquest should be known as when a person dies whereas in custody at a jail, correctional facility, medical facility or different establishment, until the coroner believes the loss of life to have been both not preventable or was resulting from pure causes.
“An inquest will probably be known as for this loss of life as they have been an involuntary affected person in a medical facility,” Tse mentioned in a Feb. 24 electronic mail.
In an electronic mail, Well being P.E.I. declined to offer particulars of the occasions surrounding the loss of life resulting from privateness and confidentiality causes.