Dr. Richard Wells, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto West Office, announced today that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the deaths of Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin, and Aleksey Blumberg.

Mr. Fazilov, 31; Mr. Bondarevs, 24; Mr. Korostin, 40; and Mr. Blumberg, 38, died on December 24, 2009, from multiple injuries sustained when they fell from scaffolding at a construction site in Toronto. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act.

The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding these deaths. The jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing further deaths.

The inquest is expected to last one week and hear from four witnesses.

The inquest will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022. Dr. John Carlisle will preside as inquest officer. Jai Dhar and Patrick Woods will be the inquest counsel.

The inquest will be conducted by video conference. Members of the public who wish to view the proceedings can do so live at the link provided below.