Inquest into mill explosions
An inquest will be held into two mill explosions that killed four people in 2012.
The inquest will be held in Prince George beginning March 2, 2015 and will be presided over by Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe.
It will look into the explosions at the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake and the Lakeland mill in Prince George.
The explosions killed:
- 45-year-old Robert Luggi Jr.
- 42-year-old Carl Charlie
- 43-year-old Alan Little
- 46-year-old Glenn Roche
The single inquest will look into both explosions and evidence related to each death will be heard, says Lapointe, and a thorough examination of issues common to both explosions will be reviewed.
The Coroners Service is also trying to arrange for broadcast of the proceedings in real time.
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