Brampton family alleges son died while hospital staff held potluck lunch

ONT Prashant Tiwari GraduationTORONTO: There are new developments in the $12.5 million wrongful death and breach of privacy suit filed against Brampton Civic Hospital and members of its staff, arising from the suicide death of Prashant Tiwari.

Last June, the 20-year-old Brampton man took his own life, while he was supposed to be under close staff supervision in the psychiatric unit of Brampton Civic.

The statement of claim in the Tiwari family’s wrongful death suit is being amended. Family members are exploring criminal charges, and are urging Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice to allow an inquest to proceed into their son’s death.

What:       Tiwari family holds news conference to discuss new developments in son’s hospital suicide case

When:      Friday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m. EST

(Note: These are only allegations and have not been proven in a court.)