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SIU Investigating Death of Man in Bolton

Numéro du dossier: 18-PCD-222

Mississauga, ON (23 juillet 2018) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 43-year-old man today in Bolton.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 1:45 p.m. on July 23, 2018, multiple calls were made to 911 regarding a man in a vehicle in a business parking lot near Landsbridge Street and Allan Drive.
  • Ontario Provincial Police officers with the Caledon detachment were dispatched. They located the man and arrested him. Due to concern for the man’s health, the officers called EMS.
  • EMS transported the man to hospital where he went vital signs absent.
  • The man was pronounced dead at 4:29 p.m.

At this time, three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to this incident. The post-mortem is scheduled for Wednesday.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

L’UES est un organisme indépendant qui enquête sur des rapports d’incidents impliquant des policiers et qui ont causé la mort ou une blessure grave, ou qui comportent des allégations d’agression sexuelle. En vertu de la Loi sur les services policiers, le directeur de l’UES est tenu :

  • de déterminer si un policier a commis un acte criminel lié à l’incident faisant l’objet de l’enquête;
  • compte tenu des éléments de preuve, de déposer une accusation au criminel contre le policier, le cas échéant, ou de fermer le dossier sans déposer un chef d’accusation;
  • de faire rapport des résultats de toute enquête au procureur général.

Read this news release in English.

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