Death at KGH gets examined

The B.C. Coroners Service will hold an inquest into the death of Brandt Jason Zimmer.

The B.C. Coroners Service will hold an inquest into the death of  Brandt Jason Zimmer at the Kelowna provincial courthouse from June 4 to 7, 2012.

Zimmer, 40, died in the emergency ward of Kelowna General Hospital on Aug. 15, 2010.

Coroner Rodrick Mackenzie and a jury will hear evidence from subpoenaed witnesses to determine the facts surrounding this death.

While the jury may not, by law, make any findings of legal responsibility, it will have the opportunity to make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths under similar circumstances in the future.