Who was Edward Lake? Dad who lost 3 children in fatal car crash in 2015 kills himself

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Edward Lake, the father of three children who were killed by a drunk driver in a horrific car collision in a Greater Toronto Area almost seven years ago in 2015, was found dead at home on Monday, June 20. Lake was found by Peel Regional Police in Brampton, a city in Ontario, Canada, on Monday according to the

Peel Regional Police Const Heather Cannon confirmed to on Wednesday, June 22 evening that officers interacted with Lake at his home on Sunday. In an e-mail statement, Cannon said were called to Lake's residence "to investigate an altercation." Police arrived and became involved in a separate "altercation" with Lake, resulting in a Taser being deployed, Cannon said. He was subsequently and charged with one count of at the scene. Cannon said Lake was later taken to the hospital, where he was assessed and released.