06/04/2012 09:26 EDT | Updated 08/04/2012 05:12 EDT

SIU probes falling death in east-end Toronto

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is probing the circumstances surrounding an incident in which a man died after falling from a window at a Toronto residence.

The SIU issued a news release on Monday stating that Toronto police went to an Adanac Drive residence at 2:18 p.m., responding to a call for assistance.

According to the SIU, "as an officer opened the door for the 15th floor stairwell, a man went through the window and fell."

The SIU says the identity of the deceased is not yet known.

The SIU investigates incidents involving police in which a person has died, suffered serious injury, or allegations of sexual assault are raised.