Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release
Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating the serious injury of one man in Tsay Keh Dene.
Information provided by the RCMP states that at about 5:45 p.m. on September 13, 2022, officers responded to a call regarding a disturbance at a residence.
It is reported that upon arrival, officers noted a locked bedroom door with a man inside who did not come out when asked. When the officers entered the room, it is reported that the man had sustained a serious injury which appears to have been self-inflicted.
The IIO was notified of the incident shortly after it occurred and has commenced an investigation.
The IIO is asking any person with relevant information, dashcam or other video footage of the incident to please contact the Witness Line toll-free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.
The IIO is the independent civilian oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death, whether or not there is any allegation of wrongdoing.
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