SIU Investigation Continues into Custody Death Involving the Peel Regional Police Service
Case Number: 08-OCI-194
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A post-mortem was completed late Friday September 19th; however, results will not be released at this time.
The investigation is ongoing with officer interviews being conducted over the weekend.
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.