The daddy of three youngsters killed by a drunk driver in a 2015 Vaughan crash was tasered and charged by police in Peel Area the day earlier than he died by suicide.
Peel Regional Police confirmed to International Information that officers visited Edward Lake’s home after a name concerning an altercation.
“Whereas there was no indication that the decision was instantly associated to psychological well being, the officers who attended had been appropriately made conscious of Mr. Lake’s historical past,” Const. Heather Cannon, a spokesperson for Peel police, mentioned.
Lake’s three youngsters had been killed by a drunk driver, Marco Muzzo, in a crash in Vaughan again in 2015.
9-year-old Daniel Neville-Lake, his five-year-old brother Harrison, their two-year-old sister Milly and the youngsters’s 65-year-old grandfather, Gary Neville, had been killed within the collision.
The kids’s grandmother and great-grandmother had been badly injured.
On Monday, the day after Father’s Day, Lake was discovered deceased.
Peel police mentioned that, when police arrived at Lake’s residence on Sunday, an “altercation” passed off between the daddy and cops. In consequence, a taser was used and paramedics had been known as to the scene, police mentioned.
Lake was charged with one depend of assault and launched to paramedics, in response to Peel police. He was transported to hospital and launched.
Peel Regional Police informed International Information there was no additional interplay with Lake as soon as he was transported to hospital.
Police mentioned that they had beforehand been to Lake’s residence however resulting from privateness causes particulars of prior calls weren’t shared.
Vaughan hospital says it will not remove Muzzo name
On Sunday, the three youngsters’s mom, Jennifer Neville-Lake, posted a photograph on social media exhibiting their grave.
“Father’s Day 2022. This shouldn’t be actual. It will possibly’t be,” the tweet learn.
Late Monday, Neville-Lake additionally tweeted about her husband’s passing.
“My youngsters’s father, Edward Lake, has joined our children to allow them to play collectively, ceaselessly,” she wrote.
Lake mentioned in an announcement at Muzzo’s sentencing that he had suffered from suicidal ideas and nervousness because the crash.
In February 2021, Muzzo was granted full parole.
— With recordsdata from International Information’ Ryan Rocca
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