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How did Smiley Culture die?

Issue No. 2244

The family and friends of British reggae star Smiley Culture are demanding justice after he died in suspicious circumstances while in police custody.

Police raided Smiley’s house on 15 March this year. He later died of a single stab wound. Police say that Smiley stabbed himself as he was making a cup of tea while the police were in the flat.

His family released a statement saying, “We will seek the truth… and will not rest until that truth has been exposed.”

Campaign for justice for Smiley Culture meeting this Thursday 24 March, 7pm, Brixton Town Hall, London SW2 1RW

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Tue 22 Mar 2011, 17:18 GMT
Issue No. 2244
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