The Regina Police Service, in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner, has begun a sudden death investigation after an incident this afternoon, Thursday, March 22nd, at the City ofRegina landfill at1101 Fleet Street North.
Police were called at approximately 4:09 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012, to the City ofReginalandfill for an apparent sudden death that had just occurred. Police,EMSand the Coroner attended to the landfill and preliminary investigation confirmed the death of an adult person. As in any death investigation, the immediate priorities are to identify the deceased individual and notify next of kin. This is ongoing. Police also investigate to gather as much information as possible to establish the circumstances of the death. In this case, police are also assisting Occupational Health and Safety as this incident may be considered a workplace fatality.
At this time, pending further investigation, there are no other details available for release. It’s anticipated further information will be available tomorrow morning (Friday, March 23, 2012).