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Coroner rules against officer’s ‘suicide by cop’ theory for Sammy Yatim inquest

March 30, 2023  By Tyler Griffin, The Canadian Press

Mar. 30, 2023, Toronto, Ont. – A Toronto police officer’s request to explore a theory that a distraught teen he shot was trying to die by “suicide by cop” has been rejected by a coroner overseeing an inquest into the youth’s death. In a ruling released Thursday, presiding officer David Cameron said there is no evidence for James Forcillo’s argument that Sammy Yatim tried to cause his own death through an interaction with police. | READ MORE

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