IIO Appeal for Key Witnesses to Come Forward in Prince George Investigation (2017-083)

Case: 2017-083 Incident Date: July 19, 2017 Detachment: Prince George Location: Prince George Agency: RCMP Incident Classification: Death Case Status: Closed - Charges Approved by Crown Counsel


Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey – The Independent Investigations Office of BC is seeking key witnesses to an incident that occurred around 10:50 pm on Tuesday, July 18th 2017, in the vicinity of the 10th Avenue liquor store in Prince George B.C.

The IIO has identified the following potential witnesses, who may be able to provide valuable information to the investigation.

  • Driver and or occupants of a possibly white tractor trailer unit (tractor only) which was parked in the lot between the 10th Ave liquor store and the Triple O’s restaurant at the time of the incident and left shortly after 11 p.m.
  • Driver and or occupants (three women) of a dark coloured vehicle similar to a PT Cruiser who were initially stopped in front of the 10th Ave liquor store at the time of the incident and left shortly after speaking to a lone man who had a cell phone in his hand.
  • Driver and or occupants of a light coloured sedan style vehicle which stopped on 10th Ave between the liquor store and the MLA office for several minutes during the time of the incident.

The IIO is asking for these witnesses and any others who may have seen, heard or recorded the incident to contact the IIO at 1-855-446-8477

The initial information bulletin on this investigation can be found here.


Marten Youssef
Acting Director, Public Engagement & Policy

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