Delores Stevenson, Nadine Machiskinic’s aunt. Photo courtesy of Manfred Joehnck.
Testimony is expected to conclude this afternoon at the inquest into the January 2015 death of 29-year-old Nadine Machiskinic.
Machiskinic fell over 100 feet down the laundry chute of the downtown Regina Delta Hotel.
This afternoon, more toxicology experts will testify about the level of drugs and alcohol in her system and how they may have impacted her.
The final witness will be Dr. Kent Stewart, who was the province’s chief coroner at the time.
Machiskinic’s blood alcohol level was .105, or just above the legal limit for driving at the time of her death. She had also taken sleeping pills, methadone and an anesthetic. Evidence suggests she would have been impaired, but not incapacitated.
On the morning she died, she apparently pulled a fire alarm on the tenth floor of the hotel, shutting down the elevators. She was later found unconscious on the floor of the laundry room in the basement.
It was initially believed she had just wandered in and passed out.