Inquest into Beau Baker Death Begins Today
Today, the Inquest into the Death of Beau Aaron Baker began virtually. Beau Baker died after he was shot by Waterloo Regional Police Service (“WRPS”) Officer Eric Boynton. Falconers LLP represents the family of Beau Baker – his mother Jackie Baker and brother Daniel Baker.
The inquest is scheduled to continue until March 31, 2023, each day beginning at 9:30am. For those interested in following the proceedings online, click here.
James Chaarani, CBC (March 22, 2023) – “Officer who shot and killed Beau Baker not equipped with a Taser, jury learns at coroner’s inquest”
Colton Wiens, CTV News Kitchener (March 21, 2023) – “ ‘I was so concerned’: Officer who fatally shot Beau Baker testifies at inquest”
James Chaarani, CBC (March 20, 2023) – “Jury sees audio, visual evidence on 1st day of inquest into police shooting of Beau Baker”
Colton Wiens, CTV News Kitchener (March 20, 2023) – “Inquest into death of Kitchener man shot and killed by police begins”
Gordon Paul, The Record (March 17, 2023) – “Inquest into death of Kitchener’s Beau Baker begins Monday”
Government of Ontario, News Release (February 22, 2023) – “New Date Announced for Inquest into the Death of Beau Aaron Baker”