FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Office of the Chief Coroner has announced that an inquest into the death of Donald Darrell Mesheau has been scheduled for May 29-June 2 at the University of New Brunswick Law School, 41 Dineen Dr., Fredericton.

Mesheau died in the waiting room of the emergency department at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on July 12, 2022.

The presiding coroner and a jury will publicly hear evidence from witnesses to determine the facts surrounding Mesheau’s death. The jury will have an opportunity to make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths under similar circumstances.

An inquest is a formal court proceeding that allows for the public presentation of all evidence relating to a death. The New Brunswick Coroner Service is an independent fact-finding agency that does not make any finding of legal responsibility.