Indo-Canadian Man Accused In UBC Sex Assaults Dies In Jail


headerIndo-Can-UBC-sex-assaultDavid Singh Tucker, who was charged with sexual assault with a weapon in connection with an attack on campus, was found dead by staff at Surrey pre-trial facility on Monday. B.C. Coroners’ Service confirmed Friday that Tucker died but did not provide cause of death, saying only that it "remains under investigation."         

VANCOUVER – An Indo-Canadian man accused of three sexual assaults at the University of British Columbia has died in jail, reports CTV News.

David Singh Tucker died in a Surrey pre-trial facility on Monday and was found by staff, Barb McLintock of the B.C. Coroners’ Service confirmed Friday. She did not provide a cause of death, saying only that it "remains under investigation."

Tucker had been charged with three counts of sexual assault with a weapon, three counts of unlawful confinement, and one count each of robbery and disguising his face with the intent to commit a crime.

Brand-D-LogoHis alleged accomplice, 23-year-old Yuan Zhi Gao, is charged with breaking and entering in connection with the assaults.

The assaults were reported on the UBC campus in March and April of this year.

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