News Release

SIU Investigating 2021 Death of Man in Mississauga

Case Number: 22-OOD-243   

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SIU Concludes Investigation into Man’s Death in Mississauga

Mississauga, ON (4 October, 2022) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 47-year-old man last November in Mississauga. The SIU launched an investigation after the incident was reported by Peel Regional Police on September 16, 2022.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • On November 22, 2021, Peel Regional Police officers went to Vanrose Street in Mississauga after receiving a call about a man in his vehicle.
  • Officers arrived and saw the man unresponsive in the car. Officers provided medical care until paramedics arrived. 
  • The man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 
Two investigators have been assigned to the case. 
The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or online at:

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call the Affected Persons Program General Referral Line at 1-877-641-1897 or click here for more information:

The SIU is an independent government agency that investigates the conduct of officials (police officers as well as special constables with the Niagara Parks Commission and peace officers with the Legislative Protective Service) that may have resulted in death, serious injury, sexual assault and/or the discharge of a firearm at a person. All investigations are conducted by SIU investigators who are civilians. Under the Special Investigations Unit Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether the official has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, cause a criminal charge to be laid against the official where grounds exist for doing so, or close the file without any charges being laid
  • publicly report the results of its investigations

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Monica Hudon,
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES