PRINCE GEORGE, BC: The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has deployed to a police-involved incident in Prince George.
Prince George RCMP reported that at 21:24 p.m. on July 19, 2019, a person was arrested for causing a disturbance. The individual was taken into custody.
On July 20, 2019 at 4:25 a.m., the person was observed in distress. Paramedics attended. The person was taken to hospital.
At 6:46 a.m., hospital staff informed the RCMP that the person was deceased.
The IIO will be investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
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