A 20-year-old woman fell to her death from a highway overpass above Highway 407 in Burlington, Ontario on Monday, March 6, 2017. The woman was pronounced dead at hospital. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the body that examines cases of police harm to civilians in Ontario is now investigating.
Police supposedly responded to a call regarding the woman around 3:30 PM. According to the SIU there was some “interaction” between the woman and police officers during which or following which the woman fell to her death. One subject officer and five witness officers have been designated by the SIU. It is believed that the Halton Regional Police Service was the force involved.