The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. investigating fatal incident

By Mandy Vocke
April 15, 2019 - 8:48am

DAWSON CREEK— Officers arrested a male and female and transported them to cells on April 13, as part of an ongoing investigation.

Later that morning, Emergency Health Services were requested due to the behaviour of the female. The female went into medical distress upon arrival and was transported to hospital in Dawson Creek. Medical assistance was given but the female was airlifted to Prince George Regional Hospital and was pronounced deceased in the early hours of April 14.  

The IIO has commenced an investigation into the incident to determine the role, if any, the officers' actions or inaction may have played in the death. 

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