Charges Laid in Industrial Incident Investigation

Posted On Friday April 12, 2024

Region of Peel – Investigators from the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau commenced a parallel investigation with The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, and Training and Skills Development of Ontario after an industrial incident resulted in a person's death.

On Friday, December 2, 2022, Peel Regional Police, alongside emergency response personnel, responded to an industrial accident in an underground water chamber at Hurontario Street and Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga.

The victim, Joaquim (Jack) Silva, a 54-year-old man from Mississauga employed with Technicore Underground Inc., sustained fatal injuries while servicing a damaged pipeline. 

Following a lengthy criminal investigation, on Thursday, March 28, 2024, Joseph Di Millo, Technicore Project Supervisor, was arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Negligence Causing Death.

He was released and will attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton at a later date.

In addition, on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, Technicore Underground Inc. was served a Criminal Summons charged with one count of Criminal Negligence Causing Death.

Technicore Underground Inc. is required to attend court on Friday, May 31, 2024.

Anyone with information relating to the criminal investigation of this incident is asked to contact investigators at 11 Division CIB at 905-453-2121 ext. 1133.

Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting

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