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Inquest calls for enhanced police training, communication after Olando Brown’s death

March 7, 2024  By Mike Arsalides, CTV News

Mar. 7, 2024, Barrie, Ont. – A coroner’s inquest delving into the death of 32-year-old Olando Brown on June 22, 2018, while in Barrie police custody concluded with recommendations aimed at enhancing training and communication between police and emergency response teams. Investigators said Brown choked on golfball-sized bags of drugs he had pulled from his buttocks while being searched by officers at the Barrie detachment. | READ MORE

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