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Inquest into the death of Lumby youth postponed

The B.C. Coroners Service has announced that the inquest into an industrial accidenthas been postponed.

The inquest into the death of 18-year-old Bradley Haslam was originally scheduled to begin March 31 at the courthouse in Vernon.

"It has been postponed to allow for a full and fair review of recently received additional material concerning the incident in which Mr. Haslam died," states a release.

Haslam, of Lumby, died while working at Tolko's Lavington division June 15, 2013.

It's not known when a new date will be set for an inquest.

An inquest is a formal process that allows for public presentation of evidence relating to a death.

 

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