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News Release

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Mississauga

Case Number: 15-OCD-249

Mississauga (29 October, 2015) ---
Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a 58-year-old man in Mississauga on Tuesday. 

Preliminary information indicates the following:
  • At approximately 7:30 p.m. on October 27, 2015, Peel Regional Police Service officers responded to a domestic dispute call on Glen Erin Drive south of Britannia Road;
  • When police arrived, they determined a 58-year-old man had barricaded himself inside the residence;
  • Approximately one hour after police arrived at the scene, officers entered the residence.  EMS attended as well and declared the man deceased.

The SIU has assigned four investigators and two forensic investigators to probe the circumstances of this incident. 

Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the lead investigator at 416-622-1886 or 1-800-787-8529 ext. 1886.

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General. 

Jason Gennaro
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342