Mississauga, ON (6 April, 2018) —
- At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018, Peel Regional Police officers responded to a medical assistance call at a building in the area of Derry Road East and Rexwood Drive.
- Upon arrival, officers located a man and commenced CPR on him. Naloxone was administered.
- Emergency Medical Services arrived. Shortly after midnight, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
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.