BC Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased male
December 31, 2014
VANCOUVER – The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following a police shooting in Surrey on Dec. 28, 2014.
The man was Naverone Christian Landon Woods, aged 23, originally from Hazelton but most recently staying in Surrey.
Mr. Woods was shot during an encounter with South Coast BC Transit Authority police that occurred shortly after 8 a.m. on Dec. 28, in the Safeway store at 10355 King George Highway.
Mr. Woods was transported from the scene to Royal Columbian Hospital but was pronounced dead soon after arrival at hospital.
The BC Coroners Service and the Independent Investigations Office continue to investigate this death.
The family of Mr. Woods has been notified of his death. On behalf of family members, the BC Coroners Service asks that the media respect their privacy at this difficult time.
For further information, please contact:
BC Coroners Service