SIU Investigates Fatality on Hwy 401 in Whitby
Case Number: 10-OVD-180
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The Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) reported to the SIU that on Friday, August 27th, 2010 at approximately 11:30 p.m., one of their officers followed a motorcycle, with two occupants, onto Highway 401 westbound. The motorcycle continued westbound and the body of a person was located on the highway.
Six investigators and two forensic investigators are investigating this incident. Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 416-622-0748 or 1-800-787-8529.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342