SIU Investigating Houston Texas Man’s Fatal Fall from Overpass to Highway in Brockville Ontario

Case Number: 20-OCD-183

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Mississauga, ON (25 July, 2020) —The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 56-year-old man earlier today in Brockville.
Preliminary information suggests the following:

  • At approximately 10:15 a.m. on July 25, 2020, Brockville Police Service officers were on patrol when they spotted a person of interest on the North Augusta Road overpass above Highway 401. 
  • As the officers approached the man, he fled and went over the guardrail, landing on the westbound on-ramp to the highway.
  • The man, from Houston, Texas, was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Three investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to the case. The post-mortem is scheduled for Tuesday.
The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

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