Death of Man inside Motel Subject of SIU Investigation
Case Number: 16-OCD-184
Other News Releases Related to Case 16-OCD-184
- Around 11 p.m. on July 12, Thunder Bay Police received a call regarding a man inside a room at the Kingsway Inn at 345 Kingsway Avenue.
- Several officers arrived at the motel and attempted to engage the man.
- Close to 7:00 a.m., officers located the man inside the room. He was without any vital signs.
- The man was transported to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where he was pronounced dead.
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.
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342