VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – An inquest has been called into the death of 59-year-old Colette Salemink, who died in a house fire in Coquitlam in 2010.
It was set by her son, Blake Salemink, was found not criminally responsible because of his mental health.
Barb McLintock with The BC Coroners Service says the inquest will look at the mental-health system, asking questions like, “are there any changes that could be made in the system that might prevent future deaths in similar circumstances?”

Coroners’ juries can’t make any findings of legal responsibility, but they can make suggestions to prevent deaths with similar circumstances in the future.

The inquest is expected to last four days and will begin hearing testimony on November 13th.