Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Posting
Surrey. B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. was notified of an incident on August 7, 2019 of a person found in Walnut Grove Park who was subsequently declared deceased.
The IIO is currently investigating the incident as police were in proximity. The BC Coroners Service will be investigating the death.
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.