Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

File: 20-38149

Victoria, BC – Officers are investigating a sudden death at a workplace in Victoria this afternoon.

Shortly before 4 p.m. today Patrol officers were called to the 800-block of Government Street for a report that a man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries at a work site. BC Emergency Health Services Paramedics attended along with Patrol officers. Sadly, the victim died from their injuries.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and those affected by this incident. Victims Services are available by calling 250-995-7351, or 24 hours through Victim Link at 1-800-563-0808.

Traffic in the area of the 800-block of Government Street is disrupted as officers continue their investigation.

This file is in the early stages of the investigation. We will provide further updates as soon as we are able.