Reg. # 55042, Cst. Derek William Henry PINEO
July 20, 2012, near Wilkie, Saskatchewan. Age: 38 yrs.
Cst. PINEO was born on July 26, 1973 at Halifax, Nova Scotia and raised in Fall River, Nova Scotia. He joined the RCMP on August 20, 2007.
On July 20, 2012, Cst. PINEO was killed on duty in a motor vehicle collision involving a moose near Wilkie, Saskatchewan, while responding to a call for service.
A memorial service with full military honours was held on July 25, 2012 at the Nipawin Evergreen Centre, Nipawin, Saskatchewan. He was laid to rest in St Thomas’ Anglican Church Cemetery in Fall River, Nova Scotia.
Cst PINEO was survived by his wife, Natasha, and three children.