Saturday, July 18, 2009

Tragedy On Peel Street

JULY 17 - A Montreal police cadet points out for a pedestrian where a slab of concrete fell from the Marriott Residence Inn on Peel street Thursday and crashed into the glassed-in terrace of the Mikasa Sushi Bar restaurant below, killing Léa Guilbeault as she dined with her husband Hani Beitinjaneh. Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, The Gazette

Building Last Inspected in 2000 -- Montreal Gazette

Few problems. No fixed schedule for checking hotels or restaurants.

The building that houses the sushi restaurant on Peel St. where a 33-year-old Montreal woman was fatally crushed by a falling slab of concrete hasn't been inspected by Quebec's building safety watchdog in nine years.

No problems with the building's facade were noted during the March 2000 inspection, and no one had noticed signs of trouble since.

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More News On The Accident On Peel Street

Owner of 2045 Peel St. still a mystery -- The Gazette
Woman killed by concrete was having birthday meal -- Toronto Star
Remembering Lea Guilbeault -- CTV
Léa Guilbeault remembered as 'perseverant and bright' -- Montreal Gazette

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