The B.C. Coroners Service has set a date for an inquest into the death of a man while he was in Abbotsford Police custody.
Christopher Leslie Kampman, 37, died in hospital after going into cardiac arrest in the back of a police cruiser on July 1, 2011.
Kampman was arrested in the backyard of a home after Abbotsford police responded to a call about a suspected prowler in the 2300 block of Rosewood Drive around 3: 25 a.m.
According to the APD, Kampman appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, was verbally and physically aggressive with officers, and was placed in the back of a police car.
Kampman then stopped moving, and was taken to hospital by paramedics that had already been called out to attend by the APD.
He died later in hospital. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called into determine the cause of Kampman's death and what happened prior to and during his arrest.
Kampman had no criminal record.
The inquest into his death is set to begin April 15, 2013 at the B.C. Coroners Service courtroom in Burnaby.