Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Family Questions Final Report into Woman's Death in Regina Hotel's Laundry Chute

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Family Questions Final Report into Woman's Death in Regina Hotel's Laundry Chute

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Family questions laundry chute death report

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REGINA - The family of a 29-year-old Regina woman found dead at the bottom of a laundry chute is asking more questions about the final coroner's report into her death.

Nadine Machiskinic died in January 2015 at Regina's Delta Hotel.

The final coroner's report released earlier this month concluded that Machiskinic's death was accidental.

Delores Stevenson, Machiskinic's aunt, says the family received an alternate autopsy report early in the death investigation.

It concluded Machiskinic's death should be listed as undetermined.

The coroner's office said in a statement that a toxicologist in Alberta provided additional information and the pathologist revised the autopsy report based on that.

"Determining the manner of death is the responsibility of the coroner, not the pathologist," the statement said. …

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