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A public inquest will be held this fall to determine what caused the death of a Kamloops inmate.
Dylan Levi Judd was found unresponsive in his cell at the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre on November 10th, 2014 by staff performing morning checks.
Judd, who was 20 years old at the time of his death, had been arrested for possession of property obtained by crime and being unlawfully in a dwelling.
He had been arrested in Sicamous.
As part of the inquest, coroner Larry Marzinzik with the BC Coroners Service and a jury will hear evidence from witnesses under oath to determine the facts surrounding the death of Judd.
“The jury will have the opportunity to make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths under similar circumstances,” said a release from the BC Coroners Service.
The inquest will take place on November 23rd at 9:30 a.m. in Kamloops. Inquests are formal processes that allow for public presentation of evidence relating to a death.