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News Release

SIU Investigates Death in Brighton Township

Case Number: 15-PCD-279

Mississauga (20 November, 2015) ---
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 55-year-old woman on County Road 30 in Brighton Township.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • Around 9:30 p.m. on November 19, 2015, Ontario Provincial Police stopped a vehicle on County Road 30 between Old Wooler Road and Donaldson Road.
  • The female driver of the stopped vehicle experienced medical distress.
  • Paramedics attended and transported her to Trenton Memorial Hospital.  
  • She was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after midnight.

Two investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to investigate this incident.  

Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 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, jason.gennaro@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-641-1897 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 1897