DAWSON CREEK, BC: The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. will be deploying investigators following the death of a female who was lodged in cells…
Saturday morning, RCMP reported officers arrested a male and female and transported them to jail following an ongoing investigation.
Later in the morning, BC Ambulance (EHS) was called to assist officers due to the behaviour of the female. Upon EHS arrival, the female went into medical distress and was airlifted to UHNBC in Prince George for treatment. Sadly, the female died Sunday morning.
The IIO has commenced an investigation into the incident to determine what role, if any, the officers’ actions or inaction may have played in the death of the female.
Once the investigation has concluded, we’ll update.
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