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A coroner’s inquest into the suicide of a Vancouver police officer heard testimony from her boyfriend about her frantic final hours on Wednesday.
Day three of hearings into the death of Const. Nicole Chan also heard from a psychologist, who spoke with her about her troubled relationships with two senior Vancouver Police Department (VPD) officers, and testified about her state of mind during an investigation into her complaints about them.
In emotional testimony, Chan’s boyfriend Jamie Gifford told the coroner’s court in Burnaby that he’d attended the couple’s Vancouver apartment on Jan. 27, 2019 to check on Chan.