Distraught man dies in fall after tossing TVs and bikes from apartment window in Vancouver's West End

    1 of 2 2 of 2

      The Independent Investigations Office is looking into the death of a man who fell to the ground from a high-rise on Bidwell Street.

      According to Vancouver police, prior to his death the man was distraught and was throwing items, including television sets and bicycles, from a ninth-storey window.

      Police were called just after noon today and were in the building when the man died.

      His name has not been released.

      The IIO has issued a statement saying that the coroner is also conducting an investigation.

      Anyone who witnessed the incident or has video footage is being asked to contact the IIO witness line at 1-855-446-8477.

      The Independent Investigations Office looks into police-involved deaths in B.C.
      Independent Investigations Office of B.C.