Stratford News Inquest into death of Kitchener man killed by police to begin next February SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Friday, Aug. 17th, 2018 Stratford Police officer cleared of charges in 2017 incident. Photo supplied by www.wikipedia.org. An inquest into the death of a 20-year-old Kitchener man killed by police is scheduled to start next February. Beau Baker was fatally shot by police outside his apartment on April 2nd, 2015. A Special Investigations Unit probe cleared the officer involved.