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Winnipeg police office dies after child pornography charges laid against him

September 26, 2022  By The Canadian Press

Sept. 23, 2022, Winnipeg, Man. – A police officer has died shortly after being charged with child pornography offences.

The Winnipeg Police Service says Const. Yvan Corriveau, a 15-year member of the force, was found deceased and his death is not considered criminal in nature.

RCMP say Corriveau, who was 39, was arrested at a home south of the city Thursday on charges including possessing and accessing child pornography.

He was released from custody following the arrest.

Winnipeg police say the Independent Investigation Unit, a civilian-led body that investigates police, was notified of the arrest.

They say they will not be releasing any further information about the death.

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