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Communiqué de presse

SIU Investigating Woman’s Death in Woodstock

Numéro du dossier: 18-OOD-313

Mississauga, ON (24 octobre 2018) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 31-year-old woman early this morning in Woodstock.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 1:40 a.m. on October 24, 2018, Woodstock Police Service officers and Emergency Medical Services responded to a medical assistance call at a residence located in the area of Dundas Street and Springbank Avenue.
  • Upon arrival, officers commenced CPR on the woman and administered naloxone to her.
  • The woman was transported to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

At this time, three investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to this incident.

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