(2018) BC Coroners Service Death Review Panel: Review of MCFD-Involved Youth Transitioning to Independence

Report to the Chief Coroner of British Columbia (Canada): On December 7, 2017, the British Columbia Coroners Service (BCCS) held a death review panel regarding persons who died while transitioning from youth to adulthood and who had extensive Ministry1 or support service involvement. In the six-year period reviewed, 200 young people died. The review of the circumstances that resulted in their deaths provided panel members with valuable information to consider what could be done to prevent similar deaths. This report is dedicated to the families, friends and communities who lost loved ones.