2012-06-25 at 13:19
Inquest into death of local man held in North Bay jail concludes
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An inquest jury has made recommendations in response to the death of a Thunder Bay man who died while in custody at the North Bay jail last year.
Dwane Turk, 55, had been under arrest for second-degree murder in connection with the death of his son-in-law, 32-year-old Chris Jean.
The inquest was held in North Bay last week, and heard that Turk hanged himself in his cell using a bed sheet.
The jury had recommended that the jail review the lighting in its jail cells at night, and ensure guards carry flashlights to check on inmates.
They jury also suggested increasing the number of cardiac defibrillators in the building.
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