No Criminal Charges Warranted in Relation to Woman’s Fatal Fall from Third Floor Terrace in Toronto
Case Number: 17-TCD-001
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The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Toronto Police Service officer in relation to the death of a 60-year-old woman who jumped from a third floor terrace in January of 2017.
Full Director’s Report (with Incident Narrative, Evidence, and Analysis & Director’s Decision): https://www.ontario.ca/page/special-investigations-unit-siu-directors-reports.
The Director’s Report was delivered to the Attorney General, as is required by law under the Police Services Act. The Attorney General has directed that the document be posted online.
The SIU is a civilian agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or an allegation 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 investigations to the Attorney General.
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