In an announcement today, the Coroners Service outlined that a review of the circumstances related to the death of Nicolas Allan Jeppsen will take place starting on August 30th.
A report from the Independent Investigation Office released in August of 2018 outlined some of the background to the incident of the time, which saw the subject end his life during the interaction with Police at the Terrace Hospital.
The Coroners proceedings will take place at the Terrace Sportsplex on Kalum Street.
The death of the 29 year old Terrace resident was reported to the BC Coroners Service on August 18th of 2016 following the police involved incident.
Under Section 18(2) of the Coroners Act, inquests are mandatory for any deaths that occur while a person was detained by, or in the custody of a peace officer.
In the announcement of the Coroners Inquest, the province outlined the scope of the process to take place at the end of the month.Susan Barth, presiding coroner, and a jury will hear evidence from witnesses under oath to determine the facts surrounding this death.
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