RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) of an incident in North Vancouver that resulted in a woman’s death in Lions Bay.
On February 9, just after 9:30 a.m., North Vancouver RCMP officers arrested a woman at a North Vancouver residence after she allegedly had threatened a person known to her.
The woman was transported to the North Vancouver RCMP Detachment where she was processed and released with a future court date.
On February 10 at 7:15 a.m., RCMP received a report of a vehicle fully engulfed in flames on Sunset Drive, Lions Bay. Upon arrival, officers found the same woman dead at the scene.
IIO BC is investigating to determine whether police actions or in actions are linked to the woman’s death.
All aspects and circumstances of this incident will be the subject of independent investigation and verification by the IIO BC.