Police watchdog investigating after man found unresponsive in jail

B.C.’s police watchdog is investigating after a man in custody at the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre was found unresponsive on March 16.

He was taken to hospital for treatment. No details on his condition have been released.

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The Independent Investigations Office was notified because the man had been in the custody of Victoria police on March 15. The office looks into all police-related matters that result in serious harm or death.

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