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Sinclair inquest to hear from HSC worker, security guard

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The inquest looking at why Brian Sinclair died in the Health Sciences Centre emergency waiting room continues this afternoon.

The inquest had been set to start this morning with Sinclair's regular doctor but it was decided not to hear from her because Sinclair hasn't been seen by her for a few months.

This afternoon the inquest will hear from a worker responsible for putting patients into transport vehicles at the Health Action Centre and a HSC security guard.

Sinclair, 45, died on Sept. 22, 2008, after waiting 34 hours in the waiting room without being treated.

Sinclair died of a treatable bladder infection after his urinary catheter got blocked.

Kevin.rollason@freepress.ca.mb

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