The province’s police watchdog is investigating after a person died in hospital after being detained for allegedly causing a disturbance in Prince George Friday.
According to the Independent Investigations Office, Prince George RCMP reported that a person was detained after allegedly causing a disturbance at around 11:24 p.m.
The person was found to be in distress at about 4:25 a.m. on Saturday morning and was taken to hospital by paramedics.
Hospital staff said the person died at 6:46 a.m.
The IIO is investigates all deaths and injuries that are linked to police in B.C.
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