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Police Watchdog Investigating Death Of Man In Oshawa

DURHAM REGION-The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 44-year-old man today in Oshawa.

Preliminary information from the SIU suggests the following:
  • At approximately 5:30 a.m. on August 28, 2022, an individual contacted the Durham Regional Police Service as he had concerns about his brother’s well-being.
  • Officers were dispatched to a home in the area of Harmony Road North and Adelaide Avenue East.
  • Upon arrival, officers said they heard a sound coming from the garage. They entered and allegedly saw the man with a self-inflicted injury. He was taken to hospital.
  • While in hospital, the man succumbed to his injuries.
Three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the case according to the SIU.
The post-mortem is scheduled for Tuesday.
POne subject officer and three witness officials have been designated at this time.
The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or online at: https://siu.on.ca/en/appeals.php

 

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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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