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Ontario SIU Clear Kapuskasing OPP In Overdose Case

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has ended their investigation into the Kapuskasing OPP regarding an overdose.

Following a 65-year-old Kapuskasing woman’s death on March 12th from a drug overdose, the Ontario SIU was called in to investigate.

SIU investigators say paramedics were notified of a possible overdose and arrived at the woman’s residence around 5:30pm.

Investigators say the woman was seen consuming pills, so police were called to the scene.

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SIU Investigators say when asked by police she failed to explain what type of substance she had consumed, so officers persuaded her to attend a hospital where she was pronounced dead at 2:00am the next morning.

SIU Director Tony Loparco says the case is terminated considering there was nothing the officers did to contribute to the woman’s death.

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