Carlington Spencer: another death in UK immigration detention
Last year six people died in or shortly after transfer from immigration lock-up. Carlington Spencer, held at Morton Hall, died aged 38. This is his story. Part one.
‘Accidental death’ of a young black Londoner. Rashan Charles EXPLAINER
Police video evidence missing. Long-serving ex-Metropolitan Police officers presented as “independent” experts. Coroner’s contentious directions to inquest jury. The troubling case of Rashan Charles.
Inquest jury says death of Rashan Charles was an accident
Police failure to admit any responsibility for death of young black Londoner will set back community relations “for generations” family says.
Did police officer involved in Rashan restraint do what he was trained to do?
Police officers’ use of force must be Proportionate to the threat, Lawful, Accountable and Necessary. Inquest hears expert testimony on Days Six and Seven.
Rashan Charles, encounters with police and support services
Rashan’s final visits to his GP and encounters with the police and social services. Day Six of the inquest into the death of a young Londoner.
Rashan Charles inquest: ‘He went from being arrested to clearly struggling and needing help’
Police officers tell of fatal pursuit of a young black Londoner. Witnesses recall Rashan “struggling to breathe” while under restraint. Inquest report from Days Four, Five and Six.