IIO investigation into officer-involved death concluded

Posted December 3, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Dec. 3, 2012

SURREY – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) investigation into a recent officer-involved death in Vancouver has concluded.  A 51-year old man became unresponsive while in the custody of the Vancouver Police Department on Oct. 7, 2012, and died shortly thereafter.

Chief Civilian Director Richard Rosenthal will release his findings via Public Report on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.  Mr. Rosenthal will be available to media personnel at the time and location below.

Event Date:  Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

Time:  10 a.m.

Location: 12th Floor – 13450 102 Ave., Surrey

Please note:  This is a secure facility and media will be required to sign in.  No latecomers can be accommodated.  Parking at Central City is free.

By telephone: Media personnel unable to attend may participate by telephone.  Greater Vancouver:  604 681-0620 Toll Free:  1 877 353-9184 Participant Code:  6887392

Contact:

Owen Court owen.court@iiobc.ca