Ministry of Justice

Inquest Schedule, Jury Findings and Verdicts

Jury Findings – When an inquest is complete, a jury finding document is posted. This document is usually posted at the end of the last day of the inquest, and includes the jury’s findings and any recommendations.

Verdicts – The presiding coroner prepares a Verdict at Inquest which includes the presiding coroner comments, a brief overview of the circumstances of the death, the evidence presented and the jury's findings and any recommendations.  When the verdict document is posted it replaces the jury findings document. If you are looking for the verdict for one of the 2010 or 2011 inquests (not already posted), contact BC Coroners Service.

Inquest Schedule

The following is a list of upcoming inquests. Click the deceased name for inquest scheduling information. Note to media, information on attending inquests is found in the Media Guide to Attending Inquests.

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2016 Inquest Schedule and Jury Findings and Verdicts

Inquest Date Location Deceased Type of Death Posted Documents Responses
January 11, 2016 Burnaby COWAN, Cheryl Ann Police Custody JURY FINDINGS  
February 9, 2016 Burnaby BAYRAMI, Mehrdad Police Shooting    
May 16, 2016 Burnaby GEISHEIMER, Brian David
ABDI, Sebastien Pavit
CHARLES, Sarah Louise
Mental Health    


Inquests – To Be Announced

Inquest Date Location Deceased Type of Death
TBA TBA ROBERTS, Hugh Craig Motor Vehicle Incident
MCKAY, Guthrie
TBA TBA JUDD, Dylan Levi Provincial Corrections

Inquests Archive