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Agitated man who died in Victoria police custody given CPR

An agitated man under Victoria police custody received CPR. The major crime investigators on Vancouver Island are looking into the sudden death of a man who went into cardiac arrest shortly after being taken into police custody. Questionable ordeal The police were called by several residents to deal with an agitated man screaming on the […]

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Toddler dies despite first aid attempts after choking

A 13-month old boy died despite first aid attempts after choking on food while eating at his daycare in Gatineau. Child in danger The incident occurred at around 11:45 AM at the CPE La Ribambelle in the Aylmer sector of Gatineau. When the staff saw that the boy was in distress, they attempted to resuscitate […]

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University of Toronto student died of drowning despite CPR

An 18-year old University of Toronto student died despite the delivery of CPR. The incident occurred during a trip to the school’s engineering camp. The student was found beneath a floating dock not long after he and his classmates jumped into a lake. According to his family, the second-year civil engineering student Anand Baiju, did […]

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CPR on the line: Drowning incident at survey camp of University of Toronto

One of the students of University of Toronto died despite CPR while attending an engineering survey camp. Based on a note released by the dean of engineering faculty to staff and students, the 18-year old civil engineering student died at the facility on Gull Lake. The Ontario Provincial Police confirmed that the 18-year old man […]

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Immediate first aid to a child who almost drowned

The investigators will meet with parents of a 2-year old girl who almost drowned in the family bathtub in Lachine. Drowning incident The paramedics had to revive the girl after her parents found her unconscious in the tub. The child is in critical condition at a healthcare facility in Montreal. According to the police, the […]

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Man shot in Clayton area of Surrey given emergency care

The incident occurred in the 18200-block of 67A Avenue. A man is dead after a shooting incident in Cloverdale in the 18200-block of 67A Avenue. Around 4 PM, the Surrey RCMP received several calls regarding shots being fired in the Clayton area. Upon arrival at the scene, the officers found a man who sustained gunshot […]

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Prompt first aid: Man who died at BC Ferries terminal shot himself as police fired

The officers did not commit any offence. The provincial police watchdog determined that the RCMP officers did not commit any offence when a man was shot and killed at the Departure Bay ferry terminal. Doing the right thing The suspect who was being arrested shot himself in the head at the same time the 2 […]

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Man hit by machete shot in back during struggle with thief

A man sustains machete injuries and a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his back. The incident occurred while fighting off a man breaking into his property in Red Deer. The 23-year old victim surprised the assailant who was armed with a machete and a small-caliber firearm. The thief entered the garage and a struggled ensued. […]

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Woman drowns in Outaouais cottage country lake

The SQ and the coroner’s officer are investigating a case of drowning at Lac-Raymond. The drowning incident occurred in Outaouiais cottage near St-Sixte which is around 60 kilometers east of Ottawa. Dangers in the water The victim was identified as a 60-year old woman. According to the statement, the SQ received a call regarding a […]

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