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News Release

SIU Investigates Death in Mississauga

Case Number: 10-OCD-252

Mississauga (21 November, 2010) --- Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man at 2770 Windwood Drive in Mississauga.
The Peel Regional Police (PRP) reported to the SIU that on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at approximately 2:20 p.m., two of their officers were investigating a domestic complainant at 2770 Windwood Drive in Mississauga. During the investigation a man fell from a balcony. He was taken to hospital and has been pronounced dead.

Eight investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to this investigation. 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, monica.hudon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342