RECORD OF INVESTIGATION INTO DEATH
Coroners Act 1995
Coroners Regulations 1996
I, DONALD JOHN JONES, Coroner, having investigated a death of
SIDNEY THOMAS PEARCE
WITH AN INQUEST HELD AT BURNIE Magistrates Court
FIND THAT :
Sidney Thomas PEARCE died at approximately 1700 hours on the 5th May 2003 at the Huon 1359 level at the Renison Bell Tin Mine, near Zeehan in Tasmania.
Sidney Thomas PEARCE was born in Ouse in Tasmania on the 28th February 1960 and was aged 43 year(s).
Sidney Thomas PEARCE was living in a de Facto relationship and whose occupation at the date of death was a Miner
I find that the deceased died as a result of:
Head injuries sustained in a rock fall.
At the time of the deceased person’s death he was not being treated by a medical practitioner.
CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE DEATH and COMMENTS & RECOMMENDATIONS are annexed hereto and marked with the letter “A” (available in PDF Format)
Before I conclude this matter, I wish to convey my sincere condolences to the family of the deceased.
This matter is now concluded
Dated: Wednesday, 21st May 2008 at Burnie in the State of Tasmania.