FREDERICTON (GNB) – The coroner’s inquest into the death of Donald Darrell Mesheau has been postponed.

Coroner Services is examining new information brought forward this week that required the investigation to be reopened.

“As per the Coroners Act, an inquest cannot go forward while a death is still being investigated,” said chief coroner Heather Brander. “We understand how difficult this is for Mr. Mesheau’s family and the inquest will be rescheduled as soon possible.

“As this is an active investigation, there will be no further comment.”

Mesheau died in the waiting room of the emergency department at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on July 12, 2022. The inquest had been scheduled for May 29 to June 2.