Death of Joyce Echaquan Autopsy report presented to family

Death of Joyce Echaquan Autopsy report presented to family


The family of Joyce Echaquan was able to consult this Monday the autopsy report of the mother who died last September at the Joliette hospital.

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Relatives of Ms. Echaquan met with the coroner in charge of the inquest. This meeting was very emotional, according to witnesses.

The coroner was able to officially introduce herself, offer her condolences and talk about the next step.

Recall that a public inquiry was ordered to shed light on this tragedy.

The hearings will be held from May 13 to June 2 at the Joliette courthouse, under the chairmanship of the coroner and lawyer, Géhane Kamel.

Joyce Echaquan, an Atikamekw mother of seven from Manawan, died on September 28, 2020 after being the victim of racist comments.

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