SIU Investigating Death of Woman in Toronto
Case Number: 18-TCD-150
- At approximately 5 p.m. on May 20, 2018, 911 received a call regarding a woman in distress. As a result, police, fire and paramedics attended an apartment building in the area of Steeles Avenue West and Yonge Street.
- While police waited to enter an apartment unit, a woman from the unit fell to the ground below.
- The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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.
Monica Hudon, email@example.com
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342