The public hearing into the circumstances surrounding the death of Jeff Berg is scheduled to begin on Monday, January 19, 2004 in Vancouver. Berg, 37 was apprehended by a member of the Vancouver Police Department on October 22, 2000. He suffered severe head and neck trauma, died at the scene, and was revived by paramedics. After two days on life support, he died of his injuries.

Mr. Ward has been retained to represent the interests of the family at the hearing, which is expected to last three weeks.

For more information, please view the family’s website: