SIU investigating Newmarket falling death

Man killed Sunday evening after 9 metre fall from ledge

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called upon to probe the death of a man in Newmarket.

A 911 call came in at around 7 p.m. Sunday of a man causing a disturbance at a grocery store in the area of Yonge Street and Davis Drive. Officers arrived to find a man in the parking lot, standing on a ledge about 9 metres from the ground.

A short time after police arrived, the man fell. He was rushed to hospital and pronounced deceased.

Five SIU investigators have been assigned to the case and are making efforts to identify the man.