IIO Notified of Incident in Surrey (2019-145)

Case: 2019-145 Incident Date: August 13, 2019 Agency: RCMP Location: Surrey Detachment: Surrey Incident Classification: Death Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress

Information Bulletin
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Posting

Surrey. B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has deployed to a police-involved incident in Surrey.

RCMP reported on August 13, 2019, at approximately 12:25 p.m., officers in Surrey responded to a call concerning a female in distress on 103A Avenue. While police were in attendance  the female fell from the ninth floor of a residential balcony and did not survive her injuries.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact the IIO BC at 1-855-446-8477.

Background
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.
info@iiobc.ca

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