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News Release

Update: SIU Releases Name of Man, Number of Officers Designated in Fatal Shooting in London

Case Number: 16-OFD-320

Mississauga, ON (26 December, 2016) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is releasing the name of the man who died during an interaction with London Police Service officers on December 23, 2016.

In accordance with the SIU name release policy and with the consent of next of kin, the deceased man has been identified as 35-year-old Samuel Maloney. 
The SIU has also made a number of designations as part of this investigation.  At this time, three subject officers and 18 witness officers have been designated.   

The SIU continues to urge anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 ext. 1935.

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. 

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