The SIU reports that while police officers were inside the apartment unit which was on the 24th floor, "they observed a woman on the balcony".
A short time later, the release says, "the woman fell from the balcony to the ground below".
"I don't know the exact number but there was a lot of them", he said Wednesday night.
Saunders's statement says that police "want the facts as much as anyone" and encourages witnesses to come forward.
The SIU says two investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the case and it is urging anyone who may have information to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529.More news: Critical Android bug lets malicious apps hide in plain sight
"I remember the children weren't listening and she came into the room and she just snapped her fingers to get her niece's attention, it was just so amusing because she sounded like one of the older mothers from the church", he said.
"I am anxiously awaiting the investigation to be complete, I am awaiting for the investigation to be complete - I am awaiting all of the evidence, the fingerprints, any type of DNA that statements, to tell the story, to tell the truth".
Saunders said the officers involved were not wearing body cameras.
Ontario's police watchdog is investigating the incident and say it's aware of allegations made by family members of the deceased, but did not go into detail.
The family of Korchinski-Paquet have planned a protest for Saturday. Regis' family's lawyer, Knia Singh, reported during a news conference the following day that police followed Regis into the bathroom and refused her brother entry.More news: U.K. Furlough Scheme Will End on October 31
"She just had such a handsome smile".
The statement said the TPA supports a full SIU investigation into the incident but is asking people to "refrain from a rush to judgement".
"On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at approximately 5 p.m., a 911 call was made by a concerned mother for the safety and well-being of her child, Regis Korchinksi-Paquet", said Singh to members of the community and media.
The city councillor for the High Park ward, Gord Perks, said he is awaiting the SIU's findings and that her family "deserves answers".More news: India sidesteps Trump mediation offer over China border showdown