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Communiqué de presse

SIU Investigating Death of Man in Clarksburg

Numéro du dossier: 19-PCD-021

Mississauga, ON (30 janvier 2019) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 57-year-old man in Clarksburg.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 10 p.m. on January 29, 2019, OPP officers responded to a residence in the area of Clark Street and 10th Line for a domestic call. 
  • Upon arrival, officers secured the safety of an individual, and then set up a perimeter around the residence in which a man of interest was determined to be.
  • Multiple attempts were made to contact the man.
  • At approximately 4:30 a.m., officers entered the premises and found the man deceased.

Five investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to this investigation. 

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