The Hamilton regional coroner’s office has announced an inquest will be held into the death of Devon Freeman.
The 17-year-old boy was reported missing from the Lynwood Charlton Centre in Flamborough in October 2017 and was found dead in a nearby wooded area on April 12, 2018.
His body was not found until a resident happened upon it by accident while chasing a ball into the woods.
The inquest will examine the events surrounding Freeman’s death and the jury may make recommendations aimed at preventing further deaths.
A date and location of the inquest has not been announced.